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Trees, shrubs vanishing from Sahel

Impoverished region's farmers, livestock consume them to live


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Updated on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 11:10 AM CDT: amends that decreasing rainfall a factor as well as warming trend

11:13 AM: amends Gonzolez's quote to say "trees on the ground" not "real organisms on the ground"

11:15 AM: Amends "have not led to moister soil" to "have not led to complete recovery of vegetation"

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