Saturday, April 13, 2013

Worth Repeating: Allan Savory



“Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert,” begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And it's happening to about two-thirds of the world’s grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his life to stopping it. He now believes -- and his work so far shows -- that a surprising factor can protect grasslands and even reclaim degraded land that was once desert. More on TED.com...

Why I'm posting this: This is phenomenal - turning desert into pastureland.  Not just theory, he's doing it.
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