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desertification

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine

in A Dictionary of Biology

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199204625
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726507
desertification

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The gradual conversion of fertile land into desert, usually as a result of human activities or climate change. Loss of

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Subjects: Biological Sciences

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