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  1. are a concept in which the value of the biophysical environment is affected by one or more combination of human-induced processes acting upon the land. Natural hazards are excluded as a cause, however human activities can indirectly affect phenomena

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 23, 2009
  2. estimated that up to 40% of the world's agricultural land is seriously degraded

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  3. The main outcome of land degradation is a substantial reduction in the productivity of the land

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  4. Significant land degradation from seawater inundation, particularly in river deltas and on low-lying islands, is a potential hazard that was identified in a 2007 IPCC report

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  5. Soil erosion in a wheat field near Pullman, USA
    Soil erosion in a wheat field near Pullman, USA

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