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Grassland ecosystems are dominated by grasses and forbs. Vegetation richness and composition vary with topography and geographic location. Grasslands occupy about one quarter of the Earth's land area and support a wide diversity of species. As grassland ecosystem functions are tied directly to temperature and precipitation, climate change affects all services provided by this type of ecosystem, including forage for livestock and wildlife, water quality and also carbon storage.

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4 May 2017
The region of Tibet in Southwest China is located on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the highest and largest plateau in the world with an average elevation of over 4,000 m and an area...