Land and Agriculture
Soil may deteriorate either by physical movement of soil particles from a given site or by depletion of the water-soluble elements in the soil which contribute to the nourishment of crop, plants, grasses, trees, and other economically usable vegetation. The physical movement generally is referred to as erosion. Wind, water, glacial ice, animals and tools in use may be agents of erosion. (Source: GEMET/GILP96)
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dégradation du sol
degradación del suelo
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with soil degradation
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|Stockholm Convention||2 documents|