62 What is Desertification? Major Impact, Objective of WDCDD 2022, and what causes of a Drought and How Can We Quantify It?

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought Quiz

What is Desertification? Desertification refers to the deterioration of land in arid, semi-arid, and dry sub-humid environments. It is mostly caused by human activity and climate variables. Desertification is not synonymous with the growth of existing deserts. Dryland ecosystems occupy more than one-third of the world’s land area and are especially vulnerable to overexploitation and … Read more