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Science, Tech & Environment

A plan to save more than 80 percent of Earth's species

Within decades, Earth may lose as many as 50 percent of the species currently living on our planet. To avert ecological disaster, renowned conservationist and Harvard Professor E.O. Wilson has proposed a radical idea: to set aside half of Earth’s land and sea for nature — a solution that could save 80 percent of the species and preserve ecosystems.