Desert island Uninhabited islands are sometimes also called deserted islands or desert islands In the latter, the adjective desert connotes not desert climate conditions, but rather desolate and sparsely occupied or unoccupied.The word desert has been formerly applied widely to any wild, uninhabited region, including forest land, and it is this archaic meaning that appears in the phrase Desert Islands and Other Texts, A fascinating anthology of texts and interviews written over years by renowned French philosopher Gilles Deleuze One day, perhaps, this century will be Deleuzian, Michel Foucault once wrote. Desert Definition of Desert by Merriam Webster Noun Satellite images taken this year and years ago show that the desert is in retreat thanks to a resurgence of trees Andy Coghlan, New Scientist, Oct The coastal plain is a desert in terms of precipitation less than six inches fall annually but what falls as snow stays to be later distributed by the wind. Secluded Beach Vacations Desert Island Experience Uninhabited island holidays The most beautiful unspoiled beaches in the world. Desert A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life The lack of vegetation exposes the unprotected surface of the ground to the processes of denudation.About one third of the land surface of the world is arid or semi arid This includes much of the polar regions where little precipitation occurs and DESERT ISLANDS Docastaway Accommodation on desert islands in the most remote and secluded corners of the planet Rural retreats on unspoilt beaches The most secluded pristine beaches of the world. Sir Bani Yas Desert Island in Abu Dhabi Welcome to your Fancy embarking on an exhilarating adventure We have you covered at Sir Bani Yas Island Explore the beauty of the land and get in touch with Mother nature by walking through a diverse range of fauna, and lock eyes with fierce predators such as the Cheetah or Hyenas on our fun and factual Nature Wildlife Drive or perhaps you re looking for a relaxing escape The Old Naked Japanese on a Desert Island MASAFUMI NAGASAKI An elderly year old Japanese man has been living than years as a castaway completely naked, on one of the few islands that remain deserted in the Iriomote Japan Biomes Conserving Biomes WWF Selection Methodology The Global Ecoregions are the results of regional analyses of biodiversity across the continents and oceans of the world, completed in collaboration with hundreds of regional experts worldwide and by conducting extensive literature reviews. BBC Radio Desert Island Discs, Ed Sheeran May , Ed Sheeran, singer songwriter, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.