Soil Degradation, 1997
This map shows global soil degradation, mostly tied to human development.
“The primary causes are deforestation, overexploitation for fuel wood, overgrazing, agricultural activities and industrialization.””.
United Nations Environment Programme / GRID-Arendal
Cartographer/Designer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
- Atlas of desertification in the world, Second edition, Arnold Publishers, London, 1997
© 2006 UNEP / GRID-Arendal
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This map is one in a series For a listing with flyovers, see Series:UNEP / GRID-Arendal.