Bayarmaa from Mongolia
I am going through the same thing that you are.
I live in Mongolia where a large part of the
country is desert.
However, the desert is getting bigger and I
donít know why.
I asked my teacher and she told me that the
term for expanding deserts is called
desertification, and it happens for many reasons.
One reason is deforestation, when large
amounts of trees are cut down to make room for
pastures, farmland, and homes.
When the trees are gone, the soil is not
protected and it dries out and becomes a desert.
Over-grazing by cattle does not allow the
grass time to re-grow properly and the soil again is
unprotected, causing the deserts to expand.
People need to adopt a farming practice that
allows the soil to replenish its minerals, each
season farm on a different plot of land.
Also, they need to try to keep cattle from
Feed your cattle with cattle feed or keep them in