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Global soil degradation

Global soil degradation

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Uploaded 25 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
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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