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UN warns land degraded, farm production must rise

UN warns land degraded, farm production must rise | Geography Education | Scoop.it
ROME — The United Nations has completed the first-ever global assessment of the state of the planet’s land resources, finding in a report Monday that a quarter of all land is highly degraded and warning the trend must be reversed if the world’s...

 

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Population growth and food production are obviously linked.  Thanks to folks at ESRI, this theoretical issue can be made much more concrete for our students using geospatial technologies.  You can examine 4 crops of the world using GIS with this ArcLesson on the ESRI Ed Community site.

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