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Latin America has 94% fewer animals than in 1970, says study

The Living Planet 2022 report, produced by the NGO WWF (World Wildlife Fund), showed a 69% reduction in the population of wild animals from 1970 to 2018.

The region that showed the most significant decline was Latin America, with a 94% drop.

Africa is in second place, with a 66% drop in the animal population.

The continent is followed by Asia Pacific (-55%), North America (-20%), and Europe and Central Asia (-18%).

According to the study, 1% to 2.5% of the monitored animals have gone extinct since 1970.

Currently, 1 million plants and animals are threatened with extinction.

Freshwater . . .

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