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Convert desert into forest - reinstall complete ecosystems for a better life

Yacouba
                    Sawadogo in Gourga (Burkina Faso) hacking holes into
                    the hard ground  Ethiopia, the plateau was a desert until 2005
                    and became green and fertile in less than 10 years
                    with dams, ditches, meadow protection, livestock at
                    the farm, forests, ponds and water furrows etc.  John D. Liu, cameraman and ecologist -- 1)
                    China, the bare Loess Plateau (Huangtu Plateau) and
                    the consequences with floods and sandstorms (smog)
                    in large cities -- 2) Jordan: 1000s of years
                    overgrazed - fenced areas regenerate in 3 years -
                    extinct plants grow again -- 3) Ethiopia (Africa):
                    New springs in the high plains by forested mountains
                    -- 4) Jordan: John D. Liu in the guest house -- 5)
                    Rwanda (Africa): deforestation and field farming on
                    slopes provoked erosion - farmers moved to the
                    Rugezi Wetlands nature reserve draining the soil and
                    reducing the flow of the river -- 6) Make ravaged
                    soil fertile - secure global food production
by Michael Palomino (2018)


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Planting forest - turn desert into forest
  • Turning desert into forest 02a: Mr. Elzéard Bouffier in the Southern Alps (Southern France) - the cartoon "The Man With the Trees"
    The spirit of planting oak forests and preserving water sources - "The man who planted trees"
    Jean
                            Giono about sheperd Bouffier with alcorns
                            and oak forest in the French Southern Alps -
                            cartoon with data
    Jean Giono about sheperd Bouffier with alcorns and oak forest in the French Southern Alps - cartoon with data

    2a) "The man who planted trees" - a short story by Jean Giono (13''). 1913 (13'39''): Jean Giono's hike in the Southern Alps - the shepherd Elzéard Bouffier with his acorns -- The planting of oak forest: a hole with an iron rod - an acorn in - cover the hole -- First World War 1914-1918 - the walk in the Cevennes from 1919: oak forest of 11km length and 3km wide, beech and birch groves -- The oak forest stores rainwater and the groundwater level is rising: New springs, streams flow again -- 1933: The provincial administration discovers the "wonder forest" in the Southern Alps - 1935: Nature conservation and the ban on charcoal burning -- 1939: Wood gas cars need wood - the Southern Alps are too far away and the oak forest remains -- 1945: The rebirth of the villages in the Southern Alps by the oak forest of Bouffier - water brings new life - example of Vergons -- Elzéard Bouffier made over 10,000 people happy - he died in 1947
  • Turning desert into forest 02b: Elzéard Bouffier in the Southern Alps (Southern France) - real movie in the Cevennes ("The Man With the Trees")
    The spirit of planting oak forests for new water sources - "The man with the trees" / "The man who planted trees"
    Jean Giono about sheperd Bouffier with
                            acorns and oak forest in Cevennes Mountains
                            - real film made in the Cevennes Mountains
    Jean Giono about sheperd Bouffier with acorns and oak forest in the Southern Alps - real film made in the Southern Alps

    2b) Shepherd Bouffier with an iron bar and acorns - oak forests bring new life to the Southern Alps: The beginning of shepherd Bouffier's tree planting: Oaks on Mount Lure since 1910 -- Acorns are sorted and placed in the ground -- The new oak forest in the Cevennes -- Beech in the oak forest -- Water, creeks, rivers, reconstruction of villages
  • Turning desert into forest 02c: The legend about Elzéard Bouffier in the Southern Alps (Southern France)
    The original text (translation)
    Map of
                                France with the forest area between the
                                rivers of Durance and Drôme - Mount
                                Ventoux, karst and forests, 1909m above
                                sea level - Book "The man who
                                planted trees", original French:
                                "L'homme qui plantait des
                                arbres"
    Map of France with the forest area between the rivers of Durance and Drôme - Mount Ventoux, karst and forests, 1909m above sea level  - Book "The man who planted trees", original French: "L'homme qui plantait des arbres"

    2c) The legend about Bouffier, original text (translation): The spirit of planting oak forests for new water sources - "The man with the trees" -- The walk in the barren Southern Alps - abandoned and dilapidated villages -- The shepherd, his farm, his well -- Sorting acorns - making holes with an iron rod - setting acorns -- 10,000 out of 100,000 oak trees grow -- First World War 1914-1919 -- The new oak forest at Mont Ventoux - 11 kilometres long, 3 kilometres wide -- New sources, new water, new life -- A crisis year: 100,000 maple trees are not coming -- 1933: A forester - and a stone hut 12km away -- 1935: A forester boss and a picnic -- 1939-1945: Short danger for the forest at Mont Ventoux because of wood gas - but it was unprofitable -- June 1945: The transformation of the villages in the Mount Ventoux region - example Vergons: fragrant breeze, forest noise, rippling water, vegetable garden with flowers

  • Turning desert into forest 05a: John D. Liu in China, Jordan, Africa (Ethiopia, Ruanda) (status of 2012)
    Converting deserts into working ecosystems
    John D. Liu, cameraman and
                          ecologist -- 1) China, the bare Loess Plateau
                          (Huangtu Plateau) and the consequences with
                          floods and sandstorms (smog) in large cities
                          -- 2) Jordan: 1000s of years overgrazed -
                          fenced areas regenerate in 3 years - extinct
                          plants grow again -- 3) Ethiopia (Africa): New
                          springs in the high plains by forested
                          mountains -- 4) Jordan: John D. Liu in the
                          guest house -- 5) Rwanda (Africa):
                          deforestation and field farming on slopes
                          provoked erosion - farmers moved to the Rugezi
                          Wetlands nature reserve draining the soil and
                          reducing the flow of the river -- 6) Make
                          ravaged soil fertile - secure global food
                          production
    John D. Liu, cameraman and ecologist -- 1) China, the bare Loess Plateau (Huangtu Plateau) and the consequences with floods and sandstorms (smog) in large cities -- 2) Jordan: 1000s of years overgrazed - fenced areas regenerate in 3 years - extinct plants grow again -- 3) Ethiopia (Africa): New springs in the high plains by forested mountains -- 4) Jordan: John D. Liu in the guest house -- 5) Rwanda (Africa): deforestation and field farming on slopes provoked erosion - farmers moved to the Rugezi Wetlands nature reserve draining the soil and reducing the flow of the river -- 6) Make ravaged soil fertile - secure global food production
  • Turning desert into forest 05b: John D. Liu and Geoff Lawton in China, Jordan, Bolivia (status of 2012)
    Converting deserts into working ecosystems
    7) Jordan: The desert around the
                                city of Petra -- 8) China: The
                                renaturation of the Loess Plateau (Lush
                                Plateau) since 1995 -- 9) Jordan: A
                                permaculture garden in Jordan's desert -
                                renaturation in 3 years -
                                self-sufficiency and autarky in 5 years
                                -- 10) China, Loess Plateau with
                                permaculture -- 11) Renature all the
                                deserts of the world -- 12) Bolivia with
                                slash-and-burn - people there don't know
                                anything about permaculture yet -- 13)
                                The proposal of biomass exports from
                                tropical zones to dry zones for the
                                renaturation of desert landscapes
    7) Jordan: The desert around the city of Petra -- 8) China: The renaturation of the Loess Plateau (Lush Plateau) since 1995 -- 9) Jordan: A permaculture garden in Jordan's desert - renaturation in 3 years - self-sufficiency and autarky in 5 years -- 10) China, Loess Plateau with permaculture -- 11) Renature all the deserts of the world -- 12) Bolivia with slash-and-burn - people there don't know anything about permaculture yet -- 13) The proposal of biomass exports from tropical zones to dry zones for the renaturation of desert landscapes








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