75% of Earth’s Land Areas Are Substantially Degraded….

National Geographic reports More than 75 percent of Earth’s land areas are substantially degraded, undermining the well-being of 3.2 billion people, according to the world’s first comprehensive, evidence-based assessment. These lands that have either become deserts, are polluted, or have been deforestedand converted to agricultural production are also the main causes of species extinctions. Read full […]

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