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Most terrestrial species face "intense" human pressures across at least half their ranges: study

A new study assessing the cumulative impacts of human activities on wildlife found that the vast majority of terrestrial species are facing “intense” pressure due to humanity’s footprint across the globe.

A research team led by Christropher O’Bryan of Australia’s University of Queensland looked at human pressures across the ranges of 20,529 terrestrial vertebrates and published their results in the journal Global Ecology and Conservation.

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