What is land degradation?

Land degradation is a temporary or permanent decne in the productivity capacity of the land, the reduction of its production potential and its value as an economic resource.

Multiple factors are responsible for land degradation:

  • Extreme weather conditions such as droughts
  • Human activities that pollute the soil
  • Climate change
  • Excessive soil pollution.

For more relevant articles refer to the links given below:

Related Links

What are examples of Ocean Acidification

What are long term effects of Ocean Acidification

List of Environment Conventions & Protocols

UPSC Questions 

Ramsar Convention

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)


Leave a Comment

Your Mobile number and Email id will not be published. Required fields are marked *