African Countries Are Building A Wall Of Trees To Halt Desertification
African countries along the Sahara have been building up green space to stop desertification.By Melissa Prax | December 23, 2015
African countries are building a wall of trees and vegetation 4,349 miles long to prevent desertification. (Video via Global Environment Facility)
Desertification is caused by climate change and human life. Desertification near the African Sahara makes water and animals harder to find, making it increasingly difficult to live there. (Video via United Nations)
The "Great Green Wall" was started by 11 countries in Africa in 2007.