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Humans delayed the onset of the Sahara desert by 500 years

 
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and thus interfered with the evolution of all those cute cuddly desert creatures

https://phys.org/news/2018-10-humans-onset-sahara-years.html

Humans delayed the onset of the Sahara desert by 500 years
 
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Fascinating. It is refreshing to hear a break from the "wooden ploughs, goats, and early charcoal industry destroyed everything" historical line. It is even more interesting, though not surprising, to hear that ancient racism fuelled that consensus.

So all we need is a line of solar and wind farms down the African West cost, according to this article, transitioning to dryland tree species, transitioning to ever-more-humid condition trees, and we can green the Sahara once again.

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