Earth Policy Institute: Podcast

Unfortunately, dust bowls are not just relics of the past. Today two new dust bowls are forming: one in northern China and southern Mongolia and the other in Africa south of the Sahara. Whereas the dust bowls in the United States and the Soviet Union were the result of overplowing, the main culprit in Asia and Africa is overgrazing.

Direct download: Expanding_Dustbowls_in_China_and_Africa.mp3
Category:Plan B Updates -- posted at: 10:02am EST