Globally, Land Degrading Faster Than Expected

A fascinating yet terrifying new study [ark] finds that 24% of the Earth's land is degrading, some of it formerly quite productive. This is the first accurate satellite based quantification of land degradation [search]. Prior to this it was assumed to be limited to 15%. Land degradation — the decline in the quality of soil,…… Continue reading Globally, Land Degrading Faster Than Expected