The tragic fire is feared to have destroyed as much as ninety percent of the artifacts stored in the museum.
According to Bloomberg, as many as 20 million relics may have been destroyed in the catastrophic fire that stuck the National Museum of Brazil. Experts have said that some of the items in the museum’s collection are irreplaceable to science, as well as the country rich and plentiful history.
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And it’s some worrying sh*t.
Up to 32.8 percent of protected land on our planet is already highly degraded due to human activity and infrastructure.
“It is time for the global conservation community to stand up and hold governments to account so that they take the conservation of their protected areas seriously…”
Scientists have recently
come to the conclusion that a third of the world’s protected areas are under intense human pressure. Our way of… Seguir leyendo