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Source: Watson et al., 2018

Mapping the Last Wilderness

Katarina Samurović

An international group of scientists led by James E. M. Watson and James R. Allan mapped the world’s remaining terrestrial wilderness in 2016.

Online Atlas Tracks Ecologically Troubled Areas of the World

Caitlin Dempsey

A new atlas produced by Richard Weller from the University of Pennsylvania tracks how urban sprawl and human activities are endangering bioregions on Earth.

A map showing marina protected areas with labels in Northern California.

Negotiations Underway at United Nations for Marine Protected Areas

A.J. Rohn

The United Nations is currently developing regulations for ocean waters beyond national boundaries and exclusive economic zones, extending beyond 200 miles.