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Global soil degradation

Year: 2005
From collection: General archive
Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Overview of the state of global soil degradation in the world. The loss of arable land has been caused by a number of factors, many or most of which are tied to human development. The primary causes are deforestation, overexploitation for fuelwood, overgrazing, agricultural activities and industrialization.
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Antarctic Specially Protected Areas
Deforestation in the Amazon region
Coastal Arctic food web (drift ice)
Deforestation in Rondonia (Brazil) in the nineties
Emissions of CO2 per capita 1990 (selected countries)
Tourism in the Antarctic
Gross product per person 1950-1994
Contribution of fish to human diet