Planet in Peril (PinP) "Where science gets respect!" ................................ The 5 "little men," above, could be using their influence to counter the destructive influences of climate change - but are not. They are therefore guilty, in my mind, of nothing less than criminal negligence causing death. Sound harsh? Not to me!
Saturday, 19 May 2018
One-Third of Protected Areas 'Highly Degraded' By Humans, Study Finds
A traffic jam on the road to the famed Lake Louise in Jasper National Park, Canada. PinP photo.
A study published in Science Friday presents what authors call a sobering "reality check" on global efforts to protect biodiversity—one third of all conservation areas set aside as wildlife sanctuaries or national parks are "highly degraded" by human activities. More here.