Future of the Environment

Human activity is destroying our wilderness. This map shows the extent of the crisis

Just 23% of the Earth’s land surface is now classified as wilderness. Image: REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly/Files

Simon Torkington

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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Image: Current Biology, Catastrophic Declines in Wilderness Areas Undermine Global Environment Targets
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