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How Much Soil Goes Down the Drain?

News   Dec 19, 2017 | Original Story from the European Commission Joint Research Centre.

 
How Much Soil Goes Down the Drain?

The spatial pattern of soil erosion in 2012. Areas classified as having very low, and low erosion rates represent almost 85% of the study area. About 7.5 million km2 in total (6.1% of the land), exceeds the generic tolerable soil erosion threshold. Credit: European Union, University of Basel.

 
 
 

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