Climate and land-use changes reduce the benefits of terrestrial protected areas


Nature Climate Change, Published online: 25 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41558-021-01223-2

The authors project future rates of temporal and spatial displacement of climate and land-use in protected areas (PAs), and show that more than one-quarter of the world’s PAs are highly threatened, with particular risk to PAs across tropical moist and grassland biomes.