Terrestrial habitat transformation

Terrestrial habitat transformation

© 2005. World Resources Institute. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Synthesis, p. 4 (Washington, DC: Island Press).

Between 40 to 80 percent of many habitat types may be converted for human use by 2050. The projected gain in temperate forest lands is due to reforestation on land formerly cleared for farms.

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