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World’s wild vertebrate populations down 60% since 1970: “Situation is really bad and getting worse”

Sixty percent of all animals with a backbone have been wiped out by human activity in the past 40 years, according to a new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) "Living Planet" report. 


The report surveyed over 4,000 species spread across 16,700 populations across the planet from 1970 to 2014, AFP reported Tuesday.


https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/413771-wild-animal-population-has-plunged-60-since-1970-report


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/30/humanity-wiped-out-animals-since-1970-major-report-finds

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