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How many grasslands are on planet Earth?
Question Date: 2020-09-10
Answer 1:

Dear Khloe,
There are grasslands on every continent except Antarctica, and they cover 20 - 40% of the planet's land area, depending on how they are defined.

Answer 2:

Not counting farmland, about 3% of Earth's surface is covered by grassland (or about 11% of Earth's land surface, since 70% of Earth's surface is covered by ocean). However, this excludes farmland, and all of our grain crops (wheat, corn, rice, etc.) are grasses, so in a sense, you could call many farmlands grasslands as well. Farmlands account for about 8% of Earth's total surface, or about 25% of the land surface.


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