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23 July, 02:16

Describe the circumstances leading to desertification

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  1. 23 July, 02:56
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    Desertification:

    The process of the land degradation in arid, semi - arid, and sub - humid areas because of the factors, human activities, climatic variations.

    This process lead to persistent degradation of the dry land and ecosystem because of some variation in climate and man - made activities.

    The major cause of Desertification are -

    1. Overpopulation

    2. Overgrazing

    3. Deforestation

    4. Unsustainable agriculture techniques

    5. Climate change

    6. Stripping of land resources.

    7. Overgrazing of the land by the cattle and wild stock.
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