The natural landscape of the American West is vanishing at an alarming rate, and California has lost the most of all the Western states according to a new study from Conservation Science Partners. Urban sprawl is the major culprit in California. Oil and coal development, agriculture, and road infrastructure have also chipped away at natural areas in the West.
Land in the American West is Vanishing at an Alarming Rate
- Paul Rogers - San Jose Mercury News - @PaulRogersSJMN