A new map showing man's dominance of the planet. The area in green represents farmland, covering a much wider area than earlier thought. Map by USGS.
Thursday, 15 December 2016
Humans have now carved up the Earth’s wilderness into 600,000 little pieces
The Washington Post
Scientists Thursday provided a global quantification of one of the most pervasive, but least recognized, ways that humans are marring the coherence of the natural world — by building endless numbers of roads. Story here. A logging road in the UK. Richard Webb