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The young heroes helping save our world

The wilderness is in trouble. According to University of Queensland (UQ) research, more than 77 percent of land – excluding Antarctica – and 87 percent of the ocean has been modified by the direct effects of human activities. It might be hard to believe, but between 1993 and 2009, an area of terrestrial wilderness larger than India — a staggering 3.3 million square kilometres — was lost to human settlement, farming, mining and other pressures. But while our wild places and their species are in peril, a whole generation of young people are working to conserve and protect. These young conservation heroes, who have all taken part in UQ’s Master of Conservation Biology program, are turning their passion for conservation into a career. Here are their stories: Nora Allan Nora Allan is saving endangered species, and it all began with her decision to travel to Australia to pursue further studies.... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, The young heroes helping save our world, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'ASIAN CORRESPONDENT'. Thank you The young heroes helping save our world

 

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