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More than a billion live on degraded land, at risk of hunger, says UN

Thomson Reuters Foundation More than 1.3 billion people live on agricultural land that is deteriorating, putting them at risk of worsening hunger, water shortages and poverty, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) said this week. People’s use of the earth’s natural reserves has doubled in the last 30 years. Now a third of […]