Mud on the move

21 Aug 2020

Shoe print in mudHumans are reshaping the world's mud supply, altering where—and how fast—it piles up. Thousands of years ago, our ancestors caused erosion rates to surge by starting to clear forests and plant crops, muddying lakes and rivers. Today, deforestation and urbanization are causing some rivers to carry more sediment.

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