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Protected regions now cover an area five times the size of the United States

Protected regions now cover an area five times the size of the United States

A surge in the creation of marine and terrestrial nature reserves has brought humankind closer to its goal of creating protected nature refuges on 17 percent of the world’s land and 10 percent of oceans by 2020, according to the UN’s Protected …Continue reading

Planting Trees Cannot Replace Cutting Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Scientists Say

A new study argues that a singular focus on planting trees will not help in keeping global warming to well below two degrees celsius above the pre-industrial levels. To ensure that global temperature remains under this safe limit, the signatories to the …Continue reading

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