The killing of Nature:
1. Insects: 75-98% decline
2. Mammals: 83% wiped out
3. Forests: 80% gone
4. Ocean life: 80% obliterated
5. Seabirds: 70% gone
6. Wildlife: 67% annihilated
7. Plants: 50% destroyed
8. Earthworms: 83% decline
9. Pollinators: 40% near extinction
Explore these threads for more on this Ecological Emergency including what we can do about it:
Pollinators, earthworms, plants, ocean life:
Insects, Mammals, Forests, Ocean life, Seabirds, Wildlife, Plants:
⚠️ And freshwater population declines, at 83% between 1970 and 2014, 'continue to outpace contemporaneous declines in marine or terrestrial systems'.
'the biodiversity crisis in the world's lakes, reservoirs, rivers, streams & wetlands has deepened' 2018
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