Changing The Land

148-149: Changing the Land

Main graph and smaller “Future trend” and “Causes for growth” graphs use data from ‘Global human appropriation of net primary production doubled in the 20th century’, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2013. Accessed at
“Biomass changes” panel based on information from ‘Fossil Fuels and Human Destiny’, Peak Oil Barrel. Accessed at 

150-151: Forest Clearance

Deforestation figures by country are from ‘State of the World’s Forests’, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012. Accessed at  

152-153: Desertification

Lake Chad case study map is based on data in ‘Lake Chad - decrease in area 1963, 1973, 1987, 1997 and 2001’, Philippe Rekacewiz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal, 2005. Accessed at

154-155: Land Rush

The “Land acquisition” graphics use information from Land Rush, Ian Johnson, Insights: Magazine of the International Food Policy Research Institute, October 26, 2012. Accessed at