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Burkina Faso - desertification
Burkina Faso - desertification

Duration: 01:41

The impact of climate on people and places is discussed, using the desertification of the Sahel region of the Sahara as an example.

 
Burkina Faso - large-scale impact of desertification
Burkina Faso - large-scale impact of desertification

Duration: 02:23

The impacts of desertification include famine and migration. Practical ways of ameliorating the situation are discussed.

 
Burkina Faso - local impact of desertification
Burkina Faso - local impact of desertification

Duration: 03:00

The process of desertification in the Sahel is described and a shepherd describes the effects of soil degradation and erosion around his village.

 
Desertification - expansion of the Sahara Desert
Desertification - expansion of the Sahara Desert

Duration: 03:13

An explanation of how changing rainfall patterns together with increasingly intensive land use have combined to contribute to desertification in the Sahel region of Africa.

 
Desertification and climate change
Desertification and climate change

Duration: 02:18

The cumulative cause of desertification - the removal of vegetation - is outlined.

 
Desertification and climate change (no narration)
Desertification and climate change (no narration)

Duration: 02:18

An animation to music which shows how desertification occurs. There is no narration.

 
Expansion of the Sahara desert
Expansion of the Sahara desert

Duration: 03:14

The Sahel is a band of semi-arid land to the south of the Sahara desert where desertification is taking place.

 

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