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Human activity impacts a quarter of the world’s threatened species

Newscientist - Tue 12 Mar 19

Human activities, like farming and building roads, is impacting a quarter of the world's vulnerable vertebrate species

Human impacts put a quarter of all species under threat

Cosmos Magazine - Tue 12 Mar 19

Global mapping analysis reveals many animals are affected across 90% of their range. Nick Carne reports.

Scientists release global wildlife map of 'cool-spots' and 'hot-spots'

Phys.org - Tue 12 Mar 19

A new study maps the last vestiges of wild places where the world's threatened species can take refuge from the ravages of unregulated hunting, land clearing, and other industrial activities.

Global map shows 'cool-spots' and 'hot-spots' of threatened species’ habitats

Daily Mail - Tue 12 Mar 19

Scientists have mapped the world using 'hot' and 'cool' spots according to the level of risk human activity pose to over 5000 species of animals in the wild.

New maps show where humans are pushing species closer to extinction

Mongabay.com - Fri 15 Mar 19

Animals around the globe are losing ground to farming and ranching, and their numbers are dwindling at the hands of human hunters. But the question of where to direct precious resources to protect ...

Mapping the effects of guns, snares and bulldozers on biodiversity

ScienceDaily - Tue 12 Mar 19

New research reveals that human threats -- like hunting and land clearing -- are extensive across thousands of species' habitats, severely limiting the area they can survive in.

India’s biodiversity-rich zones also ‘hotspots’ of human impacts

The Hindu - Tue 12 Mar 19

It ranks 16th in the world with 35 species affected on an average