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Uncertain future for vegetation cover

How will Earth's vegetation cover respond to climate change, and how does this compare with changes associated with human land use? Modelling studies reveal how little we still know, and act as a clarion call for further work.

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Figure 1: Simulations of future forest cover.


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Arneth, A. Uncertain future for vegetation cover. Nature 524, 44–45 (2015).

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