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Greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and land use

Changes in land use have negatively affected the net ability of ecosystems to sequester carbon from the atmosphere. For instance, the carbon rich grasslands and forests in temperate zones have been replaced by crops with much lower capacity to sequester carbon. For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/6330

Year: 2008

From collection: IAASTD - International assessment of agricultural science and technology for development

Cartographer: IAASTD/Ketill Berger, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

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