Watch | Global wildlife population down by 69% in the last 50 years

A video on the decline of world wildlife population

Updated - October 19, 2022 03:49 pm IST

Published - October 18, 2022 05:02 pm IST

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According to WWF’s Living Planet Report (LPR) 2022, the global wildlife population has declined by 69% between 1970 and 2018.

Biodiversity loss and climate crisis are reported to be the major reasons for the fall. 

According to the report wildlife populations have dipped by 66% in Africa and 55% in the Asia Pacific. Freshwater populations have declined by 83% on average compared to other species groups. 

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