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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment - Sub-global assessments

Year: 2007 Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Eighteen sub-global assessments were approved as components of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA). These were not designed to provide a scientific sample of any feature of ecosystems or human well-being. Instead, the choice of assessment locations was determined by a combination of interest in undertaking the assessment, interest in using the findings, and availability of resources to undertake the assessment.
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Number of ecosystem services enhanced or degraded by 2050
Water withdrawals in 2050
Annual flow of benefits from forests in selected countries
Proportion of population with improved drinking water supply in 2002
Inland water and mountain systems
Estimated total reactive nitrogen deposition from the atmosphere (wet and dry) in 1860, early 1990s, and projected for 2050
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) average annual growth, 1990–2003
Changes in forest area