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Environment, Travel

Life in the Desert

Life in the Desert

Different people living differently in different places still have these common needs: to have something to eat and drink in order to survive. In the desert for instance, food is still the main problem to endure. The desert is a kind of place that receives minimal amount of rainfalls, a dusty and rocky place where […]

April 4, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment

Self-watering Desert Plant

Self-watering Desert Plant

There is a unique plant found only in Israel and Jordan that has the ability to water itself and survive the extremely dry climate in the deserts.  This rare plant is called the desert rhubarb (Rheum palaestinum) and was discovered by reasearchers from the University of Haifa at Oranim,  Israel. It has wide and broad […]

March 22, 2011 1 Comment / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Weather

Storms of the Desert

Storms of the Desert

Dust storms or sandstorms – they usually happen in desert areas. They are strong winds that carry large amount of dust, dirt or sand which can result to the loss of visibility of about half a mile. When and where do they occur Dust storms occur in many parts of the world especially during drought […]

January 5, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>