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Severity of land degradation

Severity of land degradation

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Uploaded 21 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2007 Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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The highest levels of land degradation is in Europe. Specifically degraded soils are found especially in semi-arid areas (Sub-Saharan Africa, Chile), areas with high population pressure (China, Mexico, India) and regions undergoing deforestation (Indonesia).
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