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World's wilderness reduced by a tenth since 1990s

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A tenth of the world's wilderness has vanished in the past two decades, research shows.
New maps show "alarming losses" of pristine landscapes, particularly in South America and Africa, according to World Conservation Society scientists.
The analysis defined wilderness as places that are “ecologically largely intact” and “mostly free of human disturbance”, though some have indigenous people living within them.

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