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Spain will become a desert?

June 8 2006

Spain could eventually turn into desert. This conclusion Spanish scientists, environmentalists, members of associations and organizations and representatives of the General Union of Workers.

They fear that Spain will become a kind of European Sahara - barren plains covered by sand dunes and abandoned people. 27% of Spanish territory is considered a desert.

Pessimistichnyye forecasts Spanish ecologists and resonate with the results of recent international research. Based on a study Earth's climate scientists concluded that the expansion of tropical zones of our planet. Over the past 27 years, this climate zone expanded by 1 degree latitude, that is over 100 kilometers, according to

If this trend continues, it could happen in the future, shift north and south of atmospheric flows and the decrease in rainfall in the Alps. As a result, under threat of desertification will be not only the South but also Central Europe.

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