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Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

A wide, open, comparatively barren tract of land with few forms of life and little rainfall. (Source:GEMET/MGH)

Hierarchy

Broader: land

In other languages

French
désert
Russian
пустыня
Spanish
desiertos
Chinese, Simplified
沙漠
Arabic
صحراء

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with desert

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with desert. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Migratory Species
Stockholm Convention