This study is asking for help around the world to save at risk Natural World Heritage Sites; Samantha Tapp; The Plaid Zebra

Honduras – Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve

In the first ever global quantitative assessment of how humanity is negatively affecting Natural World Heritage Sites (NWHS), things definitely could’ve looked better. NWHS are globally recognized sites that hold some of the world’s most valuable and beautiful natural assets. Globally there are 1,031 sites that are recognized NWHS and many are at risks because of us humans doing what we can’t seem to stop doing: getting in the way of nature.

A recent study published in the journal of Biological Conservation was led by researchers from the University of Queensland, Wildlife Conservation Society, University of Northern British Columbia and the International Union for Conservation of Nature to assess the human impact on NWHS.

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