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Oct 22, 2002
Analysis of the Human Footprint indicates that 83% of the land's surface is directly influenced by human agency. 98% of the areas where it's possible to grow rice or wheat or corn are similarly influenced. It is within the remaining 17% of the land's surface that some of the best remaining opportunities for conservation lie.