A group of researchers from the University of Queensland and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have released a stunning map showing that just five countries are home to more than 70 percent of the world’s last, undisturbed wilderness areas.
Those five countries? The U.S., Brazil, Canada, Russia and Australia.
In a series of studies over two years, the researchers found that more than 77 percent of land, excluding Antarctica, and 87 percent of oceans, has been modified by human activity in some way.
This is an excerpt from an article published on Ecowatch.