Did you know? China is planting a belt of trees to protect land from the expanding Gobi Desert. This Great Green Wall is projected to extend some 4,480 kilometers (2,800 miles), stretching from outer Beijing through Inner Mongolia (Nei Monggol). Unfortunately, recent pressures to expand food production appear to have slowed this tree planting initiative. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 8 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Dennis Wholey speaks with Lester Brown on This Is America & The World. Brown explains the grim facts about the health of our planet and the ways in which we can make a change, topics covered in his new book Full Planet, Empty Plates.