NEWS FLASH: World's protected areas being rapidly destroyed by humanity

French and Spanish versions available below: Les espaces naturels protégés dans le monde sévèrement détériorés par l'homme Las áreas protegidas del mundo están siendo rápidamente destruidas por la humanidad A University of Queensland-led international study published today in the prestigious journal Science shows that one-third of the land within Earth’s terrestrial protected area estate has been severely modified by human activities. Lead author Kendall Jones said that the degree of human activity within protected areas compromises their ability to conserve biodiversity and stop extinctions. “Over 90% of protected areas, such as national parks and nature reserves, showed some signs of damag

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