September 30, 2014

Wildlife X Humans

Over half of the wildlife that existed on Earth for 40 years disappeared ,
and the majority of these losses occurred in tropical areas of Latin America ,
according to the latest report "Living Planet" World Wildlife Fund ( WWF ) .

Under the heading "Species and Spaces , People and Places " , the report collects
research on the fate of 10.000 vertebrate species from 1970 to 2010 and the
main conclusion is that the populations of fish ,birds ,mammals ,amphibians and
reptiles decreased by 52% since 1970 .

The freshwater species suffered a low of 76% .