SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 14: Life below water, SDG 15: Life on land, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Biological diversity, meaning the variety of plants, animals, and microorganisms, is under threat: according to estimates of the World Wildlife Fund, we are losing at least 10,000 species every year – and 99 percent of them are at risk from human activities. In 2016, we reached a record of global tree cover loss with 29.7 million hectares vanishing signifying a 51 percent increase from 2015.
23 May 2018
East and Southern Africa
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