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How scientists and refugees brought green to the Desert Garden


Through the Desert Garden program, scientists and refugees have turned two problems — the inability to grow fresh fruits and vegetables in desert refugee camps and a warehouse of unrecyclable foam mattresses — into a humanitarian solution.

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Correspondence to Anthony J. Ryan.

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Al Meselmani, M.A., Wright, H.C., Cameron, D.D. et al. How scientists and refugees brought green to the Desert Garden. Nat Rev Earth Environ 1, 439 (2020).

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