To Conserve Nature in the Anthropocene, Half Earth Is Not Nearly Enough

Elsevier, One Earth, Volume 1, Issue 2, 25 October 2019, Pages 163-167
Authors: 
Erle C. Ellis

To conserve the bulk of Earth’s ecological heritage across the Anthropocene, setting aside half of Earth’s land is just a start. To conserve biodiversity over the long term across an increasingly human planet, conservation must become as integral to the human enterprise around the world as are social and economic development.