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215. Soil Degradation

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This Environmental Studies Factsheet:
• Outlines the various ways by which soil can be degraded.
• Considers the distribution of degraded soils.
• Outlines the root causes and impacts of degradation.
• Explains the scientific principles behind old and new methods to prevent and remedy soil deterioration.

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April 2016

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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