Wilderness Area the Size of Mexico Lost in 13 Years Because of Humans, Study Finds




An area of intact wilderness the size of Mexico has been significantly changed — and much of it was lost forever — in just 13 years, a new study found.

From 2000 to 2013, humans modified 734,000 square miles of land that had remained relatively undisturbed, according to the study published in the journal One Earth.


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