Land, sometimes referred to as dry land, is the solid surface of the Earth, that is not covered by water. The division between land and ocean, sea, or other bodies of water, is one of the most fundamental separations on the planet.

In an environmental context, "land" refers to the solid surface of the Earth that is not covered by water. It includes areas used for human activities such as agriculture, forestry, urban development, as well as wilderness areas, parks, and protected lands. Land also serves as a habitat for a wide range of plant and animal species.

Examples of environmental issues related to land use include:

Conservation of land and its resources, and sustainable land use practices, are important for maintaining the health of the environment and supporting biodiversity.


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