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Name: Clayton Baker Course Number: SCI201-2101B-25 Instructor’s Name: Nicholas Kusina Due Date: 3/17/21 Which choice have you selected? _ 1,4,6 _______ Section Title: What are the major causes of desertification? __ Section Summary: Desertification could be caused by natural factors, social, political, or economic factors that vary from region to region. There are indirect factors, such as population expansion, that also effect desertification. The more land people take over, the chances of a ecosystem's survival is slim. Section Title: What is desertification? ________________ Section Summary: Desertification is the consistent decline of dryland due to climatic changes and human activities. On Earth, drylands occupy 41% of land. The drylands are more vulnerable to climate changes due to having water scarcity. The areas that are most susceptible to desertification is the Sub- Saharan and Central Asian drylands. Desertification is a result of a failure of balance in between humans and the ecosystem. As population increases, in some areas, more and more of the ecosystem is used to

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