Madrid Conference Seeks Ways to Stop Desertification
6 Sep, 2007 06:50 pm
The main objectives of the UN sponsored conference which runs through September, 14 are to identify funding priorities and to adopt a new 10-year "strategic plan." Erik Cammeraat provides Scitizen with a comprehensive picture of the phenomenon of desertification around the world.
What is the situation today?
What action can be taken to stop it or slow it down?
Interview by Clementine Fullias
Erik Cammeraat is a researcher at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics of the University of Amsterdam