Allan Savory: Grassland ecosystem pioneer

Social and Development log of Pakistan (SDLP):

A very well structured argument by Savory that in order to prevent grassland ecosystem the only option the scientist or the governments or policy makers have “more livestock in grass land area”. So  its a natural phenomena which then prevent grassland to become a dessert. Must watch and learn this wonderful research.

Originally posted on TED Blog:

Photos: James Duncan Davidson

Photos: James Duncan Davidson

The growing desert

Allan Savory has dedicated his life to studying management of grasslands. And if that doesn’t sound exciting, just wait, because it touches on the deepest roots of climate change and the future of the planet.

“The most massive, tsunami, perfect storm is bearing down on us,” is the grim beginning to Savory’s talk. This storm is the result of rising population, of land that is turning to desert, and, of course, climate change. Savory is also unsure of the belief that new technology will solve all of the problems. He agrees that only tech will create alternatives to fossil fuels, but that’s not the only thing causing climate change.

“Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert,” he says. It’s a process that happens if we leave ground bare, allowing water to evaporate. Even heavy rainfalls will quickly vanish. Terrifyingly, about…

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