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Deserts are getting hotter and bigger. Protecting the 'biocrust' can prevent them spreading 

Deserts are also susceptible to climate change effects. Image: Unsplash/Juli Kosolapova

Douglas Broom

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Microorganisms in the desert’s crust sustain all other desert life. Image: Unsplash


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This biocrust “desert skin graft” could save life in the world’s drylands. Image: The Nature Conservancy/Matt Bowker

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