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Soil Erosion at Critical Level

Soil Erosion at Critical Level Soil Erosion at Critical Level

Soil degradation is an exacerbating crisis in Iran that has been grossly neglected as a pressing issue which requires prompt action, director of the Department of Environment warned.
"Although soil erosion is a natural process, it becomes problematic when human activity causes it to occur much faster than it naturally would," Isa Kalantari said.
According to a 2012 report by the Agriculture Ministry, Iran's soil is affected largely by anthropogenic factors more than any other natural event.
 

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