Soil Degradation & Conservation | Geography for UPSC Prelims & Mains 2022-2023 | BYJU's IAS

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In this live online session, learn about Soil Degradation & Conservation, an important concept in Geography, for your UPSC Prelims & Mains 2022-2023 exam.

Soil Degradation is the decrease in soil condition caused by its improper use or poor management, usually for agricultural, industrial or urban purposes. This condition is a serious environmental problem.

Soil Conservation which involves treating the soil as a living ecosystem is the first step to combatting soil degradation. It prevents the loss of soil's topmost layer from erosion or reduced fertility caused by over-usage.

During this session, you will learn about the definition of soil degradation and conservation, the impact of soil degradation, ways in which soil conservation can help restore the condition of the soil, methods of soil conservation, and other important concepts related to soil degradation and conservation.

This is a key topic in geography for UPSC Prelims & Mains, and you can expect this topic in both MCQ and long answer formats. Therefore, you can expect a question from this topic in the upcoming Prelims and Mains examinations.

Focus very well during the session, and ensure to take notes and understand the Soil degradation and conservation concept in-depth for your upcoming IAS Exam.

Feel free to clarify doubts and ask questions on land degradation, causes of land degradation, reasons for land degradation, effects of land degradation, soil conservation methods, or any other query towards the end of the session.

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