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7% of oceans and 15% of land now has protected status

by Futures Centre, Jan 11
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A recent report shows that more than 7% of the world’s oceans and 15% of the land now have protected status, taking us closer to the goal of creating nature refuges on 17% of the world’s land and 10% of seas by 2020. However, enforcement remains a problem, and the protection of offshore oceans and freshwater ecoregions is lagging behind, according to the UN report.

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