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|Deserts and Desertification|
Both hot and cold desert ecosystems are home for highly specialized species, which adapted to extreme temperatures. Whereby deserts belong to the natural global bioms, the (human-caused) increasing desertification is a threat to more productive tropical and subtropical bioms. The UNITED NATIONS Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) deals with the later.
Available online at: http://www.unccd.int/en/about-the-convention/Pages/About-the-Convention.aspx