Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds

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the Guardian—The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilisation, say the world’s leading scientists

New Report Finds that Humanity Has Wiped Out 60 Percent of All Animal Life Since 1970. Wildlife experts are deeply concerned about the future of animal life and the world as a whole. According to The Guardian, the “Our Living Planet Report 2018” from the World Wildlife Federation claims that humanity is responsible for a 60 percent decline in all animal populations — including birds, fish, mammals and reptiles — since 1970. The 59 scientists who contributed to the study found that the increasing number of humans and their consumption of food and resources is wreaking havoc on the...