Desertification in Africa

The continent of Africa contains one-fifth of the world's surface and has some of the world's largest physical features, including deserts. The Sahara, which is located in the northern part of Africa, is the largest desert in the world. It also happens to be one of many deserts that are getting larger every year because of desertification.

This site contains a definition of desertification, and summarizes desertification issues in Africa.

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Louise Wornall
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