Changes in Net Primary Productivity 1982 – 1999

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The image shows the change in biomass per square meter over the last 17 years of the 20th century.

All of the most striking features surprised me: the sharp increase over Amazonia, the sharp decline in and near northern Mexico, the sharp decline in West Africa, and the sharp decline in southeast Asia.

Source: IPPC AR4 WGII 1.3.6.2

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