Lands used for pasture and livestock grazing
The rangelands anthrome level is defined as area with pasture and grazing land contributing greater than 20% of land cover. This anthrome level occupies the second largest percentage of global land area, contributing the second largest percentage to key biodiversity area and the third largest percentage to protected area. Rangelands rank fourth out of the six anthrome levels for population percentage and caloric food production.
Cattle Rangeland in Hamilton, Montana, USA Anthromesimages, CC BY-SA 4.0