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Last chance for oasis in China´s desert (Tarim basin)

Ten percent of the world’s cotton is produced in the Xinjiang region in northwestern China. Irrigating the cotton fields, however, is causing ecological problems. After many years of research, a team of international researchers headed by Prof. Markus Disse at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)...
...has developed a set of recommendations aimed at preserving the local environment.


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