The Desert Blooms: Two Videos on Reversing Desertification

The natural desert is full of resilient life, but desertification threatens other areas with devastating death. What can be done?

A short film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, written by Audrey Mouge and supervised by Olivier Blond. Video via GoodPlanetorg on Youtube.

And for the story of Hiware Bazaar, an Indian village which has overcome great challenges:

A film by Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh. Video via blackticketfilms on Youtube.

2 thoughts on “The Desert Blooms: Two Videos on Reversing Desertification

  1. mkriegh Reply

    What a great post. The video on desertification was an eye opener, I had no idea, and the story of the Indian Village that won its water back is truly inspiring. Thanks for sharing these. One of my other hats is President of the board of Common Ground Farm. We are, among other things, training a new generation of farmers and involving ourselves in local food security. I will share these videos with the board.

  2. katmcdaniel Reply

    Wow! I am so glad that you can use these. That is some synchronicity right there. I was researching deserts this week and ran across them, before that I had no idea either. Really inspiring stuff. It is so comforting to see that there are solutions out there if we will do the work required to make change happen.

    Thank you!

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