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100 million trees dry, rather than green, the UAE's western desert - Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East
In an attempt to ‘greenify’ the UAE’s Western Region desert, (some claim in the hope of creating a milder micro-climate in the UAE) more than 100 million trees have been planted, often as buffer zones like the one depicted, and irrigated, mostly, with precious groundwater. The Abu Dhabi environment agency now admits they have a …