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Semi-arid land in China has expanded in recent decades and probably continues to expand

20:00 EDT 7 Jul 2019 | AAAS

(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Semi-arid regions in China have undergone continuous expansion and a significant drying trend in recent decades. In the 21st century, semi-arid regions in China are projected to continuously expand, which will increase the challenges in dealing with desertification, food security and water supply.

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