A wall of trees across the Sahara is cool – but we don’t need it
From saplings to wallsSeyllou Diallou/AFP/Getty ImagesBy Fred PearceIT IS terraforming on a grand scale. A sinuous line of trees has started to spring up across the hottest, driest and widest part of Africa. Once finished, the band of green against gold will stretch from the Atlantic coast of Senegal, across the southern fringe of the Sahara desert...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark