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Planting trees in the desert
Posted: 12 July 2017

Seven years ago, we published a MindBullet about how low-tech solutions to reforestation could alter the size of deserts. Now a Dutch engineer is putting that idea into practice.

How to Plant a Tree in the Desert
12 July 2017
A Dutch engineer has developed a cheap and easy way to restore vegetation to barren landscapes, and a for-profit business to go with it.
MindBullet logo VISIT THE SAHARA NOW - WHILE IT'S STILL THERE
Hydroscopic fungus turns deserts into bushland and forests
Dateline: 14 March 2017
The simple application of a fungal cocktail to arid soils in Southern Africa has enabled small shrubs and trees to take root where no plants have grown for ...
 
Doug Vining Oops - it was 10 years ago that we wrote this scenario - and the dateline was for 2017!
Posted: 12 July 2017 at 15:39
 
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