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Nations have just one more year to reach the global marine conservation goal to protect 10 percent of the world’s oceans by 2020. Although 7 percent is already legally protected, many new declarations are massive, offshore areas...
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database of protected areas...To celebrate the 60th year, throughout April at least one protected area per day will be shared by the social media handle @...
When the International Astronomical Union changed its definition of what constitutes a planet in our solar system in 2006, demoting hapless Pluto to a dwarf planet, the decision sparked fierce scientific debate and an outcry from the public...Now,...