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land in 2070

The values shift makes a mark on the landscape. The collective diet shift away from meat and dairy and towards vegetables, fruit, and small grains changes agricultural land. Farms are smaller but more numerous and diversified, and pasture is more common. The focus on communities has shrunk the urban footprint, and communities become denser to minimize population impacts. Restored prairies and urban farms largely replace managed turfgrass (e.g., lawns).

Explore the changes to specific land cover types through the pop-up graphic below.