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synonyms for desertification

  • erosion
  • logging
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How to use desertification in a sentence

After the separation of South Sudan, a third of the country is a desert right now, and desertification is moving very fast.
VOICES FROM AROUND THE WORLD ON WHAT’S AT STAKE AT COP26BRADY DENNIS, SARAH KAPLAN, WILLIAM BOOTH, SAMANTHA SCHMIDTOCTOBER 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Deeper root systems bolstered soil health, and expanded tree cover cut down on wind and water erosion, halting desertification.
MIXING TREES AND CROPS CAN HELP BOTH FARMERS AND THE CLIMATEJONATHAN LAMBERTJULY 14, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Around the world, climate change is becoming an epochal crisis, a nightmare of drought, desertification, flooding and unbearable heat, threatening to make vast regions less habitable and drive the greatest migration of refugees in history.
THE BIG THAW: HOW RUSSIA COULD DOMINATE A WARMING WORLDBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY SERGEY PONOMAREVDECEMBER 16, 2020PROPUBLICA
The presence of a nearby desert has no direct relationship to desertification.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
Desertification does not occur in linear, easily mappable patterns.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
Desertification may intensify a general climatic trend toward greater aridity, or it may initiate a change in local climate.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
This degradation of formerly productive land—desertification—is a complex process.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
Unfortunately, an area undergoing desertification is brought to public attention only after the process is well underway.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
Increased population and livestock pressure on marginal lands has accelerated desertification.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
There is no consensus among researchers as to the specific causes, extent, or degree of desertification.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
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WORDS RELATED TO DESERTIFICATION

  • desertification
  • erosion
  • logging
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