The last barrier that lies between desertification and Morocco is the Argan Forest. Even though this forest is dense and is home to many wildlife species, it is threatened by the market value of the Argan trees (Argania spinosa). The Argan trees produce oils used in cosmetics while its wood is used for various purposes such as the creation of medicines. The area the forest is situated on is ...
When people think of Morocco they think of sprawling whitewashed villages, noisy souks and miles and miles of sand. But Morocco is actually much more varied than that and, in fact, the country is home to dozens of spectacular national parks and nature reserves. Since the 1930s the local government has been improving government law regarding the protection of national parks so that natural ...