Posted by: bluesyemre | May 20, 2022

How Saudi Arabia is turning desert into huge farmlands

When most of us think of the Middle East and Saudi Arabia, we think of scorching sun, endless ocean of sand dunes, and one of the inhospitable climates on Earth, that wasn’t the case in the not-so-distant past. About 10000 years ago and before it was a place of rolling grasslands, forests, and jungles watered by torrential monsoon rains just like in tropical southeast Asia. Thanks to huge water resources deep beneath, Saudi Arabia could be able to transform desert into farmlands.

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