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January 15, 2019 - Scientific American

Only 60 Years of Farming Left If Soil Degradation Continues

Only 60 Years of Farming Left If Soil Degradation Continues
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ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Generating three centimeters of top soil takes 1,000 years, and if current rates of degradation continue all of the world's top soil could be gone within 60 years, a senior UN official said on Friday.



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