Wildlife is Down by Roughly 70% in Last 50 Years

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The #LivingPlanetReport’s headline statistic – the #LivingPlanetIndex – shows that there has been an average 69% decline in the relative abundance of monitored wildlife populations between 1970 and 2018.  It contains 420k data points from 195 countries for 5,230 species of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles & amphibians.  You can read more about it here:  https://www.forbes.com/sites/ericmack/2022/10/13/while-human-population-doubled-wildlife-decreased-by-almost-70-percent-report/?utm_campaign=forbes&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_term=Carrie&sh=562fca3945b4

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