Geography- causes of desertification

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  • Created by: aleena147
  • Created on: 15-11-19 21:08

Desertification- where land is gradually turned into a desert   occurs mostly on cologically fragile borders of existing deserts 

result of both natural and human events, affects both poor and rich, threatens one bilion ppl in areas at risk

slight chnages in temp n rainfall make these areas even more prone to over cultivation,overgrazing or the strippin of vegetation for fuel wood

causes and consequences

Climate change- is resluting in drier conditions n unreliable rainfall in some regions

soil erosion- where vegetation is destroyed, exposing soil which cracks n breaks up, making it vulnerable to erosion…

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