Two Billion Trees and Counting

Category: Two Billion Trees and Counting

Security and Desertification

Posted on October 10 by John Bacher

In an address to the American Congress as President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt stressed the connections between  world peace and  pushing back deserts.  He warned  how the looming disintegration of China and its related Boxer Rebellion  had stemmed from national collapse caused by deforestation and the subsequent rampant spread of deserts.