U.S. has lost 24 million acres of natural land in 16 years: independent report

FILE PHOTO: Timber clear cuts inside the Elliott State Forest in southwest Oregon, U.S. on July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Johnson (Reuters) – The United States has lost the equivalent of nine Grand Canyon national parks, or 24 million acres (9712455.41 hectares) of natural area, between 2001 and 2017 due […]

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