Humans Causing Erosion Comparable To World’s Largest Rivers And Glaciers, Study Finds

A new study finds that large-scale farming projects can erode the Earth’s surface at rates comparable to those of the world’s largest rivers and glaciers.Published online in the journal Nature Geoscience, the research offers stark evidence of how humans are reshaping the planet. It also finds that – contrary to previous scholarship – rivers are as powerful as glaciers at eroding landscapes.

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2 Responses to Humans Causing Erosion Comparable To World’s Largest Rivers And Glaciers, Study Finds

  1. Erosion of topsoil can be cut by more than 70 per cent when farmers use no-till techniques to remove weeds and crop residues before planting. Biotechnology can help control weeds to reduce the need for tilling.

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