Shocking Study Shows One Third of World’s Protected Areas Degraded by Human Activities

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May
18


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A shocking study in the journal Science by the University of Queensland, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and University of Northern British Columbia confirms that one third of the world’s protected areas — an astonishing 2.3 million square miles or twice the size of the state of Alaska — are now under intense human pressure including road building, grazing, and urbanization…

Read Full Article; WCS (05-17-2018)

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