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New map reveals just 13% of the world’s oceans are still ‘wild’

“Wilderness” might bring to mind sprawling forests in national parks like Yosemite and Yellowstone, but there is a second wilderness—the world’s seas. Now, for the first time, researchers have systematically mapped out that wilderness by identifying what fraction of the ocean remains largely unaffected by humans. Their answer? Just 13%.

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