The Future of Vascular Plant Diversity Under Four Global Scenarios

@inproceedings{Vuuren2006TheFO,
  title={The Future of Vascular Plant Diversity Under Four Global Scenarios},
  author={Detlef P. van Vuuren and Osvaldo E. Sala and Henrique Miguel Pereira},
  year={2006}
}
Biodiversity is of crucial importance for ecosystem functioning and human well-being. Using quantitative projections of changes in land use and climate from the four Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) scenarios, we project that reduction of habitat by year 2050 will result in a loss of global vascular plant diversity ranging from 7–24% relative to 1995, after populations have reached equilibrium with the reduced habitat. This range includes both the impact of different scenarios and… CONTINUE READING
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