Source: Greening Earth: Spatial patterns,
by Prof. Ranga B. Myneni, Boston U. (2015)

Greening Earth: spatial patterns (map)

“...white is no vegetation or barren and grey is where the data does not show a statistically significant greening or browning.”   –Prof. Myneni (private communication)
 


Related:
1. Sahara Desert Greening Due to Climate Change?, by James Owen, National Geographic News, July 31, 2009 (or here; was here)
2. https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/carbon-dioxide-fertilization-greening-earth
3. http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Elevated_carbon_dioxide_making_arid_regions_greener_999.html (and paper)
4. https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg17523610-300-africans-go-back-to-the-land-as-plants-reclaim-the-desert/
5. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/05/greener-deserts-higher-co2-climate-change_n_3391267.html
6. http://co2coalition.org/
7. http://co2science.org/data/plant_growth/plantgrowth.php
8. http://sealevel.info/1920sciamCO2
9. Bastin, F-L., et al., 2017. The extent of forest in dryland biomes. Science 356, 635-638.
10. Zu, Z., et al., 2016. Greening of the Earth and its drivers. Nature Climate Change 6, 791-795.
11. https://wattsupwiththat.wordpress.com/2017/05/16/study-earth-is-becoming-greener-not-browner-due-to-climate-change/
 
Excerpt from "related" article #1 (above):

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