Drought in Egypt (Google / Fire Earth)

Read at : Google Alert – drought

http://feww.wordpress.com/2008/06/20/image-of-the-day-drought-in-egypt/

Image of the Day: Drought in Egypt

What Happened to my Rice?

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An Egyptian rice farmer shows his drought damaged rice crop and cracks in the rice terrace soil caused by more than 30 days of no rain in a village near Balqis, 260 km northeast of Cairo. EGYPT: June 17, 2008. Reuters.

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.