Explain how the use, protection and conservation of natural resources impact the environment, including biodiversity, from one generation to the next.
Scientists like biologist E.O. Wilson are calling for half of the Earth’s surface and seas to be set aside as protected landscape to preserve humanity. With this goal in mind, one might wonder exactly how much is already protected.
To answer this, it’s important to know how much of the Earth has been touched by humans.
If you want to check in with dozens of field-based wildlife researchers at work around the world, the North Carolina Zoo and the North Carolina Zoological Society have developed a way to do it.
It’s called Field Trip Earth. Here’s the link: