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Land degradation - Wikipedia

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Land degradation is a process in which the value of the biophysical environment is affected by a combination of human-induced processes acting upon the land.

Natural Resources and Environment: Land Degradation Assessment

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Land degradation: is the reduction in the capacity of the land to provide ecosystem goods and services and assure its functions over a period of time for the ...

WHO | Land degradation and desertification

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What is land degradation? Land degradation is caused by multiple forces, including extreme weather conditions particularly drought, and human activities that ...

What is land degradation? | Reference.com

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Land degradation is the undermining of the quality of soil as a result of human behavior or severe weather conditions. A form of land degradation that occurs ...

Land Degradation | Global Environment Facility

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Land is the foundation for all life-sustaining processes on the planet. It provides us with food and water. It helps us manage environmental risks such as floods ...

Land Degradation: An overview | NRCS Soils

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Land degradation will remain an important global issue for the 21st century because of its adverse impact on agronomic productivity, the environment, and its  ...

Land Degradation & Development - Wiley Online Library

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ARIDITY AND OVERGRAZING HAVE CONVERGENT EFFECTS ON ECOSYSTEM STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONING IN PATAGONIAN RANGELANDS.

I. What is land degradation and how much agricultural land is ...

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Land degradation caused by agriculture takes many forms and has many causes. Some of the most important types of land degradation (and those that we will ...

Land Degradation

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Land degradation is defined as the long-term loss of ecosystem function and ... The CCD defines desertification as land degradation in arid, semi-arid, and dry ...

Land Degradation - UNEP

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Land degradation leads to a significant reduction of the productive capacity of land. Human activities contributing to land degradation include unsustainable ...