Uncommon Ground – A Fine Balance in Kutch

Jul 02, 2009
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There’s a massive export of virtual water from dry regions to wet, through the sale of both milk and meat products.
on work, with soaring temperatures and no promise of rain despite an unusual cloud cover. We travelled a couple of hundred kilometres in the clay desert, despairing at the spread of Prosopis juli-flora which — like so many other
foreign species brought in by the forest department with all good intentions—has now overpowered large tracts of the countryscape, to the detriment of useful, hardy local species.

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