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Human impact - Asian continent

Human impact - Asian continent

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Uploaded 21 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2005 Author:
Torstein Olsen and Einar Lieng, Statens Kartverk (for UNEP/GRID-Arendal)
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Continental Asia is a hotspot for both biodiversity, wilderness abut also home to a majority of the World's population. The GLOBIO analysis shows that this region has seen quite significant human impacts, but with remaining wilderness in areas that has so far not been very attractive for human development - the Himalayas, the Tibetan highlands, and the Arctic regions of Russia.
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