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ERIC Number: EJ139889
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Publication Date: 1976
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Losing Ground
Eckholm, Erik
Environment, 18, 3, 6-11, Apr 76
Past unsound agricultural practices coupled with drought and high winds eroded away topsoil in the Great Plains. Because of technology and food surpluses productivity returned to the deteriorated lands. Ecosystem overstress could become devastating especially in poor countries as food surpluses and energy decline and populations soar. (MR)
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