Search This Blog

Thursday, September 12, 2013

More land needs protection to satisfy treaties, study shows

More land needs protection to satisfy treaties, study shows
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 11, 2013 - Can the separate international commitments of protecting 17% of the planet's terrestrial surface and of conserving 60% of the world's plant species within these protected areas be met simultaneously by 2020? A new study suggests that they can-but only if researchers and conservationists do more to safeguard particularly hot spots of biodiversity. According to Lucas Joppa from Microsoft Res ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/More_land_needs_protection_to_satisfy_treaties_study_shows_999.html
Enhanced by Zemanta

No comments:

Post a Comment