Cities could swallow 290,000 square kilometres of wildlife habitat by 2030

Cities could swallow 290,000 square kilometres of wildlife habitat by 2030

An area of natural habitat larger than New Zealand could be swallowed by growing cities between now and 2030, according to projections released today by an international team of scientists. Environmental non-profit The Nature Conservancy (TNC) led the assessment, alongside partners including Future Earth, Stockholm Resilience Center (SRC), ICLEI-Local Governments