That final frontier is fast fading

Back in the 18th and 19th centuries, Americans would speak of that elusive ‘final frontier’, the wilderness that they were claiming for the present-day USA. Across the globe as population has grown exponentially during the 20th century, wilderness regions, defined as largely untouched by humans, have become increasingly rare. What is much more alarming is the rate at which we are losing our global wilderness and their precious and fragile biodiversity. 10% has been lost since 1990 alone. What can we do to halt this decline and can we hope to replenish and recover the biodiversity lost already?:  Wilderness in decline

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