• Dave Harmon, PW editor

New report lauds expansion of PAs since 2010, but gaps in Key Biodiversity Areas remain

Forty-two percent of the planet now within protected and conserved areas has been added in the last decade, according to a new report released Wednesday.

The International Union for Conservation of Nature and the United Nations Environmental Program released the finding in its Protected Land Report, which measures progress the world has made toward the ambitious goals set in 2010 at the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity.

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