WWF report details 68 percent drop in wildlife numbers since 1970

Published Sep 14 2020 at 2:34 AM GMT
  • Human activity is placing a growing strain on the planet's biodiversity, and a new report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has laid bare the extent of the damage so far.
  • Drawing on extensive analysis of species' populations around the world, the report reveals an average decline of 68 percent in vertebrate species numbers between 1970 and 2016, a decline the authors describe as "catastrophic.



  • Published Sep 14, 2020 2:34 AM GMT