The Sahara Desert Keeps The Amazon Rainforest Alive!

Dust from the Sahara Desert is keeping the lush green Amazon alive!

Every year, 27.7 million tons of Saharan dust crosses the Atlantic, vital for the Amazon's survival.

This dust replenishes vital phosphorus that the Amazon soil desperately lacks.

Insights from NASA’s CALIPSO satellite reveal how Saharan dust supports the Amazon’s biodiversity.

Journey back 11,000 years to a time when the Sahara was teeming with life.

Shifts in Earth's orbit and human activity shaped the Sahara's current state.

An ambitious project, "Green Wall" to combat desertification across Africa.