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A Scientist Dreams Up A Plan To Stop The Sahara From Expanding

It involves a super solar farm the size of the United States.
The Sahara desert creeps up on a palm field. Source: Fadel Senna

The Sahara desert is expanding, and has been for at least a century. It's a phenomenon that seems impossible to stop.

But it hasn't stopped at least one group of scientists from dreaming of a way to do it. And their proposed , a grand scheme that involves covering vast areas of

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