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Land Transformation and Its Consequences in South Asia

  • V. K. DadhwalEmail author
  • V. K. Dadhwal
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Concerns about global and regional land use/cover change arose from the realization that land transformation influences climate change and reduces biotic diversity; hence the interest in deforestation, desertification, and other changes in natural vegetation. The more recent focus on issues related to ecosystem goods and services, sustainability, and vulnerability has led to a greater emphasis on the dynamic coupling between human societies and their ecosystems at a local scale.

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Land Cover Forest Cover Land Degradation Grazing Land Crop Land 
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