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Adapted from Olson et al., 2001.
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Savannas and tropical grasslands
Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Savannas cover large areas of Africa and South America and can store significant amounts
of carbon, especially in their soils. Activities such as cropping, heavy grazing and increased
frequency or intensity of fires can reduce carbon stored in these systems.