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A study from the University of Hawaii, published in the journal, Marine Ecology Progress Series, points out that due to a lack of investment, environmental protection areas in the world are small and face the threat of invasive species and climate change. According to the diagnosis, 100,000 ecological reserves in the world occupy 5.5% of continental regions and 0.08% of the oceans.

According to research, protected areas receive $6 billion a year, but the amount needed should be four times larger. “There is a lot of pressure on the diversity caused by the population growth and the increasing demand for food and housing. This exploration can lead to the extinction of many species before 2050,” warned the Colombian, Camilo Mora, who is one of the authors of the study.

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