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Zakaria Coulibaly

 The Impact of Natural and Geographical Factors onthe Environmental Security Formation in Maghreb Countries

The impact of natural and geographical factors on the environmental security formation is an essential point to study and understand the common goals of the Maghreb countries in a sub-regional organization.Located in North Africa, the Maghreb region is the transiting zone between Africa and Europe; it has the most coveted natural resources in the world and a very frequent maritime border. However, the region is unstable due to the nature and geography of its environment.The research question is analyzing the impact of the natural and geographic factors that have influenced the environmental security formation in the Maghreb countries.

Key words: environmental security, climate change, desertication process, drought, the Maghreb region, evaporation, degradation.

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