> hmmm... ok. Desertification, the turning a place into a desert is caused
> anything that interferes with life in a given place in such a manner as to
> make it no longer possible for life to continue (that means a place may no
> longer be habitable, it may be 'deserted' by one or more species, maybe
> species by reason of given interference(s)).
We might have not yet experienced desertification because for now we might
have just transfered life manifestations from a diverse association of many
species to a monoculture of humans and other satellite species ( rats and
I will be curious to know if the total amount of biomass have allready
dropped or not.
As this can't last for long, the real desrtification process might take a
big leap very quickly as the ratio of humans to other forms of life attain a
> Antartica is a desert by reason of the extreme cold...
That shows some anthropomorphic perception , It might not be very suitable
to human and plants but part of Antartica overwise is teeming with life