Climate–Vegetation and Human Welfare in the Coastal Deserts

  • M. A. Zahran
Part of the Plant and Vegetation book series (PAVE, volume 4)


Deserts, coastal and inland, represent serious challenge for life on Earth. The lack of water makes survival difficult for both wildlife and people, but the desert has a fascinating allure and a rich wildlife. The unique biota of deserts are ancient civilization including fragile creatures that need to be protected for the welfare of desert peoples (Oldfield, 2004).


Natural Rubber Date Palm Desert Ecosystem Coastal Land Desert Vegetation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Botany, Faculty of ScienceMansoura UniversityMansouraEgypt

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