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Scientists Plan to Map a ‘safety net’ for Planet Earth

Scientists and conservationists have argued for years that setting aside at least half of the world’s land mass as off-limits to human enterprise is necessary if we are to conserve our planet’s biodiversity. The ‘safety net’ mapping effort aims to identify a network of wildlife corridors that connect every protected area on Earth and link them up with other high-priority landscapes, as well, even those that are unprotected.

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