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Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF | Damian Carrington | September 29, 2014

Species across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats

The number of wild animals on Earth has halved in the past 40 years, according to a new analysis. 935 more words

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Half the world's animals are gone: The first step is admitting we're the problem

I woke up yesterday morning and half the animals were gone.

No, it wasn’t a spinoff of The Leftovers, but the conclusion of a report from the World Wildlife Fund. 466 more words



“Brian Seasholes deftly outlines a win-win-win strategy for protecting endangered species in the United States…If the public values endangered species (and most of us do), then it seems only fair that we fully compensate the people on whose land they live for taking care of them for us.” 29 more words



In a recent study the WWF reported an astounding drop of 52% of world wildlife populations in the 40 years from 1970-2010. And carbon in the earth’s atmosphere is at levels not seen in more than 1 million years. 84 more words

Endangered Species

Global wildlife populations down by half since 1970 - WWF

The world populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles fell overall by 52 percent between 1970 and 2010, far faster than previously thought, the World Wildlife Fund said on Tuesday. 543 more words

Endangered Species

Zimbabweans 'CRASHED' for #WorldRhinoDay.

On Monday 22 September 2014 marked World Rhino Day, the fourth year the event has taken place following its launch by the WWF to raise awareness of the problems facing the species. 971 more words


Living Planet Report & you

The World Wildlife Fund released its Living Planet Report yesterday in conjunction with the London Zoological Society. The headline figures are very shocking with an average population decrease in mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and fish of 52% in the last 40 years. 601 more words