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News World Land Database Charts Course of Human Consumption

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Source Environment News Service
Release date 06/09/2001
Contributor freeman

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, July 11, 2001 (ENS) - Over the past 300 years, humans have dramatically transformed the land surface of the Earth, changing vegetation, reshaping hills and valleys, and altering the course of rivers. In doing so, humans have set in motion a scenario of global environmental change with impacts that promise to be at least as severe as global climate change, scientists reported at a meeting in Amsterdam. "Full text":

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