Deserts

Emma Marris reviews a new book by Andrew Ross, a cultural critic at New York University, that tries to understand how Phoenix came to be what it is, and determine whether there's any way it can be turned around.
Mar 18, 2012   OnEarth
A recent art project in Peru utilizes a robotic vehicle to trace a scale outline of a city into the empty desert, raising questions about urbanization in deserts and the formation of cities.
Aug 20, 2011   We Make Money Not Art
A new report estimates that desertification will expand up to 34% during the next century, enveloping an area the size of the United States.
Aug 20, 2009   Discovery