Estimations of the total global biomass organically bound carbon

Livestock vs Wildlife vs Humans

Taken from “Biodiversity, land use and ecosystem services—An organismic and comparative approach to different geographical regions” – Scientific Figure on ResearchGate. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/Estimations-of-the-total-global-biomass-organically-bound-carbon-regarding-humans-wild_fig3_314653548 [accessed 10 Aug, 2018]:

Estimations of the total global biomass (organically bound carbon) regarding humans, wild terrestrial mammals and large domesticated animals (livestock) for the years 1900 and 2000 (upper charts). The lower chart indicates the ratio of species diversity (number of species) of extant terrestrial mammals as well as number of species of terrestrial mammalian ungulates that have been domesticated (livestock). Sources: 1: Smil (2011), 2: Rondinini et al. (2011), 3: Diamond (2002).

Fig. 3. Estimations of the total global biomass (organically bound carbon) regarding humans, wild terrestrial mammals and large domesticated animals (livestock) for the years 1900 and 2000 (upper charts). The lower chart indicates the ratio of species diversity (number of species) of extant terrestrial mammals as well as number of species of terrestrial mammalian ungulates that have been domesticated (livestock). Sources: 1: Smil (2011), 2: Rondinini et al. (2011), 3: Diamond (2002).

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