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World's food and energy systems key to tackling global biodiversity decline - WWF International

GLAND, Switzerland – Global wildlife could plunge to a 67 per cent level of decline in just the fifty-year period ending this decade as a result of human activities, according to WWF's Living Planet Report 2016. The report shows how people are ...and more »

World wildlife 'falls by 58% in 40 years' - BBC News

Global wildlife populations have fallen by 58% since 1970, a report says. The Living Planet assessment, by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and WWF, suggests that if the trend continues that decline could reach two-thirds among vertebrates by ...and more »

WWF Report: Two-Thirds of Wildlife Will Disappear By 2020 - Futurism

The World Wildlife Fund is projecting the further decline of the planet's biodiversity by a staggering 67% by 2020. While this is shocking, all hope is not lost. With initiatives like the Paris Climate Agreement, humanity is showing a willingness to ...and more »

World on track to lose two-thirds of wild animals by 2020, major report warns - The Guardian

A victim of poachers in Kenya: elephants are among the species most impacted by humans, the WWF report found. Photograph: imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock. The number of wild animals living on Earth is set to fall by two-thirds by 2020, according to a new ...and more »

Living Planet Report 2016: Still not too late - Deutsche Welle

The WWF's new Living Planet Report is ready for you to read - and for inspiring action. Its findings are heartbreaking, yet also encouraging. Its message is clear: the time to act is now. Deforestation in Indonesia's East Kalimantan (WWF). The World ...and more »

Wildlife numbers more than halve since 1970s in mass extinction - New Scientist

Global wildlife populations are set to have fallen by more than two thirds on 1970 levels by the end of the decade, conservationists warn. Assessment of 14,152 populations of 3,706 species of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles from around ...and more »

60 percent of global wildlife species wiped out -

Unprecedented rate of decline of animals because of human activity causing a "global mass extinction", new report says. 27 Oct 2016. 60 percent of global wildlife species wiped out. The number of African elephants, slaughtered mainly for their tusks ...and more »

World facing first mass extinction since the dinosaurs as wildlife populations plunge by 67 per cent in 50 years - The Independent

The world is hurtling towards the first mass extinction of animal life since the dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago, according to the most comprehensive survey of wildlife ever carried out. By 2020, the populations of mammals, birds, fish ...and more »

Study: Humans to wipe out two-thirds of wildlife by 2020 - Deutsche Welle

Wild animals are disappearing at an "unprecedented" rate, and humans have already caused their populations to drop nearly 60 percent since 1970, a WWF report says. Earth has entered a new "mass extinction event." Symbolbild Faultier (imago/imagebroker ...and more »

Two-thirds of wildlife will disappear by 2020, WWF says -

Worldwide populations of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles have plunged by almost 60 per cent since 1970 as human activities overwhelm the environment, the WWF conservation group said on Thursday. An index compiled with data from the ...and more »