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Africa's Great Green Wall of Trees

LOE's Bobby Bascomb is in Senegal reporting on an ambitious plan to halt the shifting Sahara in it's tracks.


Notes from Senegal: Tea Time
Published: March 29, 2012

Attempts to record goat sounds led Living on Earth's Bobby Bascomb to be invited to tea and dinner with a Peuhl family outside their hut.

Notes from Senegal. To Grow a Forest, First Start With Carrots
Published: February 23, 2012

For Senegal's Great Green Wall to be a success the government first had to get support from communities living in the region. Bobby Bascomb's second blog from Senegal explains how they did it.

Notes from Senegal. Africa's Great Green Wall of Trees.
Published: February 23, 2012

LOE's Bobby Bascomb is in Senegal, reporting on an ambitious plan to halt the shifting Sahara in its tracks. Here's her first blog.

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