'Shocking' Impact on Protected Areas

May 21, 2018

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Photo Credit: ©Jaime Palacios

One third of the world's protected lands are being degraded by human activities and are not fit for purpose, according to a new study.

Six million square kilometers of forests, parks and conservation areas are under "intense human pressure" from mining, logging and farming.

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