What are the ill-effects of soil erosion?   

Christopher Thug
@christopherthug · Posted 05 Jan. 2021

Business Upside Get news analysis on Business, Tech, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Lifestyle, Health and Fitnessl, entertainment news and money saving tips.
@Business.Upside · Posted 07 Jan. 2021

The effects of soil erosion have gone beyond the impact it has on the fertile land. It has resulted in an increase in pollution along with sedimentation in water bodies. Sedimentation in water bodies has led to clogging of rivers, and a decline in the population of freshwater fishes. The degraded lands have resulted in holding less amount of water which has resulted in floods. Soil erosion increases the number of dust particles that wind carries in the atmosphere. It not only acts as an abrasive but also as an air pollutant. It carries various types of 20 human infectious disease organisms composed of tuberculosis and anthrax.

Please login to add your answer