PhysOrg Posted December 15, 2021 Share Posted December 15, 2021 In South and Central America, an especially high number of biodiverse areas are in jeopardy. Tropical rainforests are being cleared so that the land can be used for livestock grazing and planting soybeans. To compensate for these losses, other areas need to be placed under protection. The United Nations plans to protect 30 percent of global landmass by 2030; currently, the 17-percent benchmark still applies.View the full article Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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