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The U.S. ranks 2nd in grasslands

16 July 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, the United States has 1,279,000 square kilometers of herbaceous grasslands, or 12.1% of the world total. This makes the United States rank second in that category. China ranks first, with 1,815,000 square kilometers, or 17.2% of the world total.