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desertification

making land more desert like

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salinization

accumulation of salt in top layer of soil

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desiccation

process of extreme drying in dessert area. disappearing of lakes

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deforestation

the lost of forest cover due to logging followed by the spread of agriculture and grazing

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transhumance

form of pasteuralizm. relates to animal are taken during the season

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loess

fine wind deposited sediment that makes soil

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exotic river

river that originates in a water surplus zones. humid area. flows into dry area

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silk road

206bc. silk trade of china to italy

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taliban

islamic fundamentalist political group of afghanistan

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dalai lama

advocate for tibet rights. was of the Buddhist faith

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bodhisattva

religion of mahayana

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theocracy

government ran by religious leaders

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exclavs

portion of a country's territory that lies outside its continuous land area
related to hawaii

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SCO

shanghai corporation organization. economic group of central asia