Earth’s Soil Is Getting Too Salty for Crops to Grow

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  • 2014•10•28     Smithsonian

    Excerpt from the article by Sarah Zielinski:

    “This trend is expected to continue unless concrete measures are planned and implemented to reverse such land degradation,” says lead author Manzoor Qadir, assistant director of water and human development at the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health. Qadir and his colleagues published their findings October 28 in Natural Resources Forum.”