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avatar A tenth of the world's wilderness lost since the 1990s
September 08, 2016 01:28PM
Researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology show catastrophic declines in wilderness areas around the world over the last 20 years. They demonstrate alarming losses comprising a tenth of global wilderness since the 1990s -- an area twice the size of Alaska and half the size of the Amazon. The Amazon and Central Africa have been hardest hit.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160908130838.htm
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