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More than 90% of protected areas are disconnected

September 17, 2020 - General

Ongoing land clearing for agriculture, mining and urbanisation is isolating and disconnecting Earth’s protected natural areas from each other, a new study shows.

“More than 90 per cent of protected areas are isolated, in a sea of human activities”
[Credit: James Wheeler]

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Lead author Michelle Ward, from The University of Queensland’s School of Earth and Environmental Sciences,…

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