News Land degradation now at a critical level warn experts 26 March 2018
by Catherine Harte, Ecologist
Less than a quarter of the Earth’s land surface has escaped the impact of human activity - and by 2050 experts estimate this will fall below 10 percent. The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) today warns land degradation will negatively impact two-thirds of humanity and is the biggest contributor to species extinction. CATHERINE HARTE reports.