Living planet report: Global populations of wild animals declined 69% in 50 years

Living planet report: Global populations of wild animals declined 69% in 50 years

Global populations of wild animals, (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals) declined 69% between 1970 and 2018 due to six main threats: agriculture, overexploitation of wildlife, logging, pollution, species invaders and climate change. The Living Planet Report, published every two years since 1998 by the World Wide Fund for Nature, looks at how 32,000 populations of … Read more

Six impacts of climate change on animals

Living planet report: Global populations of wild animals declined 69% in 50 years

The experts of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) warn, in their most recent report, that almost half of the world’s population is “highly vulnerable” to climate change. But not only do people suffer the consequences of the climate crisis. A new study looks at various future climate change scenarios and their impact on … Read more