Pages Menu
Categories Menu

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in Environment, International | 4 comments

Deforestation Risks Turning Somalia to Desert

Deforestation risks turning Somalia to desert (via AFP)

Hassan Hussein cuts down 40 trees every month to fuel his charcoal business, fully aware of the impact his action has on the environment. But for the livestock keeper, the forests are the last remaining resource. And he is not alone. Hundreds of thousands of Somalia’s traditional pastoralist herders…