Showing posts with label erosion. Show all posts
Showing posts with label erosion. Show all posts

Monday, September 28, 2015

Giant sinkhole could swallow Australian peninsula

The Queensland peninsular where an enormous sinkhole has opened up could eventually disappear, a geotechnical engineer warned on Monday.

Monday, September 07, 2015

Paris climate talks our last chance, say Pacific leaders

Pacific leaders said Monday that upcoming climate talks in Paris are the last chance for the world to reach an agreement that can save their vulnerable island nations.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Obama: Alaskans Feel Signs of Climate Change

U.S. President Barack Obama says Alaskans — residents of the vast and remote northwestern state that lies partially in the Arctic Circle — are already feeling the effects of climate change, as he prepares for a three-day visit to the state starting Monday.

Friday, December 05, 2014

One third of world soils degraded (FAO)

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations estimates that a third of all soils are degraded, due to erosion, compaction, soil sealing, soil organic matter and nutrient depletion, acidification, pollution and other processes caused by unsustainable land management practices.

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