How does afforestation prevent soil erosion?


How does afforestation prevent soil erosion?


The process of developing tree cover where there was previously none is called afforestation. One of the world's great affroestation projects is the re-planting of trees in Africa to prevent desertification.

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Afforestation prevents soil erosion because trees grow very large, very strong roots that take hold in soil and prevent it from washing away or being...

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Soil & Erosion: Definition, Types, Causes & Prevention

from NYSTCE Earth Science (008): Practice and Study Guide

Chapter 25 / Lesson 2

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