Climate Change

India: Making of a desert over the years

Over 25 per cent of India’s land area is undergoing desertification. Of the 30 states, 26 recorded an increase in the area under desertification between 2003-05 and 2011-13

By DTE Staff
Published: Wednesday 04 September 2019

Source: Desertification and Land Degradation
Atlas of India released in June 2016 by the
Indian Space Research Organisation

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