People who enjoy outdoor recreation take note, at current rates of destruction within 50 years all wilderness on Earth will be gone.
The world’s last great wildernesses are shrinking at an alarming rate. In the past two decades, 10% of the earth’s wilderness has been lost due to human pressure, a mapping study by the University of Queensland has found.
Over the course of human history, there has been a major degradation of 52% of the earth’s ecosystems, while the remaining 48% is being increasingly eroded.
According to... James Watson, senior author on the study, “If this rate continues, we will have lost all wilderness within the next 50 years.”
And the cause? Answer: The Donald Trumps of the world.