Tag: water erosion

Land degradation: Role of water erosion

The most significant cause of land degradation in India is water erosion. It has amounted to loss of 10.98%  and 10.83% of total land lost in the period of 2011-2013 and 2003-05, respectively (Desertification and Land degradation Atlas of India, ISRO). Water erosion here, does not include the natural […]