Saturday, 19 May 2018

One-Third of Protected Areas 'Highly Degraded' By Humans, Study Finds


EcoWatch
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.


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