Did you know? China is planting a belt of trees to protect land from the expanding Gobi Desert. This Great Green Wall is projected to extend some 4,480 kilometers (2,800 miles), stretching from outer Beijing through Inner Mongolia (Nei Monggol). Unfortunately, recent pressures to expand food production appear to have slowed this tree planting initiative. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 8 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Tomorrow's America, produced by George Colburn, is a discussion series featuring local and national commentators addressing immigration and its impact on many different facets of life in the United States. This half-hour episode features Lester Brown discussing the global water situation and the problem of population growth in the United States.