What are the world’s grasslands?

The grasslands are areas that cover more than 100 million hectares (3.7 billion acres) in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.The United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand are the most commonly visited areas.These landscapes provide habitat for wildlife, provide essential water for agriculture, support human activity, and provide recreation and tourism.Grasslands are also […]

Which is the most important species for a tropical grassland?

On a tropical island, the main plant species are grasses, which have the highest nutrient value.This means they provide the most nutrients for a given amount of land.But when you’re growing your own grasses on a small island, there are a lot of other plants to consider.A lot of tropical grasslands have more nutrients than […]

How to tell which grasslands are grasslands in Australia

We have to go back to the 1970s, when the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) began to measure how grasslands were different.The new US Grasslands Inventory (USGIS) is now the world’s largest database of grasslands.And it’s not just grasslands that have changed.The USDA also looks at the vegetation of terrestrial plants and soils.In the […]