Land Erosion Rates Accelarate
Posted by edro on July 2, 2008
Accelerated land degradation threatens food security of a quarter of the world’s population: FAO
Main entry: Land degradation threatens 1.5 billion people
“A goat walks along the sun-baked bed of Cyprus’s largest reservoir at Kouris, March 20, 2008. Cyprus announced on Monday emergency water cuts to deal with a crippling drought.” REUTERS/Stringer [Image may be subject to copyright. See EDRO Fair Use Notice!]
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