January 11, 2019

Alarming study shows most of Earth's land critically endangered

Scientists in the United States have published their latest findings on the state of the world's landscape and the impact of human development on it; what they have found is frightening

The study found that 95 percent of the Earth's land surface has had some human modification, while 84 percent is experiencing multiple human impacts.

Only 18 percent of the world's countries retain most of their natural lands. Meanwhile, 57 percent of land on earth can be classified as critically endangered.

Christina Kennedy, a senior scientist at the Nature Conservancy, talks to Al Jazeera about the alarming damages to our planet.

Al Jazeera

Just 5 per cent of the world's land untouched by human activity - Irish News

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