A review of the literature on the climate impacts of climate change, focusing on the impacts on the grassland environment, concludes that it is likely that grassland ecosystems will lose up to half of their grassland area.
This could mean the loss of up to 20% of grassland biodiversity.
The paper is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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