Half of global wildlife lost, says latest WWF Living Planet Report

December 3, 2014
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World Wildlife Fund

The September 30, 2014 Living Planet Report documents the state of the planet - including biodiversity, ecosystems, and demand on natural resources - and what this means for humans and wildlife. Published by WWF every two years, the report brings together a variety of research to provide a comprehensive view of the health of the earth.

Population sizes of vertebrate species - mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish - have declined by 52 percent over the last 40 years.

Click on the link above to read the WWF introduction article. Or go directly to the report: Living Planet Report 2014 PDF