What is desertification?
Which is the desert fringe also known as?
True or false? At the borders of hot deserts, desert fringe areas support greater biodiversity and larger plants.
True or false? Despite their higher rainfall, desert fringes are classified, alongside hot deserts, as fragile environments.
Which of the following statements is true?
Which of the following statements is not a human cause of desertification?
Which cause of desertification is being described below? Millions of people living in semi-arid regions depend on wood for their primary source of energy.
What is the term used to describe cattle stripping vegetation from the land, leaving soil bare and at risk of erosion?
True or false? Rapid population growth is a cause of desertification.
Increasing population leads to an increase in demand for food. This puts the land under enormous pressure leading to soil erosion then desertification.
True or false? An estimated 1 billion people live in areas at risk of desertification.