Guns, nets, and bulldozers: Three-quarters of the world’s threatened species are imperiled from agriculture, land conversion, overharvesting

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2016 – Less than a month away from the kick-off the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii, a team of scientists report in the journal Nature that three quarters of the world’s threatened species are imperiled because people are converting their habitat into agricultural lands and overharvesting their populations. The team, […]