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Agriculture and Agricultural Land

Agriculture and Agricultural Land  

The use of land for the production of food, fiber, and fuel is the principal driver of land use and land cover change and, therefore, a key forcing function of ...
desertification

desertification  

The spread of desert-like conditions, particularly in arid or semi-arid areas, due to the influence of human activity and climatic change.
human Impacts

human Impacts  

The result or impact of human activities. See also environmental impact.
irrigation

irrigation  

The process of artificially augmenting the amount of water available to crops. The water may be sprayed directly on to the plants or made available to their root systems through a series of surface ...
methane

methane  

A gas that is a trace component of the atmosphere (c.2.0 × 10−4 per cent by volume), but which makes a significant contribution to the greenhouse effect, as well as tending to deplete atmospheric ...
Wildlife Management

Wildlife Management  

Wildlife management is the act, discipline, and profession of managing wildlife populations. The term “wildlife” sometimes refers to all wild species, including fishes and plants. However, in the ...

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