Wild animals face multiple challenges. As well as all the usual issues of finding enough to eat and avoiding being eaten, human activity has introduced many more problems. The climate is changing, forests are disappearing and the oceans are being polluted. So we must ensure the sustainable use of natural resources and protect our planet before it is too late.
In pictures: sustaining all life on World Wildlife Day
World Wildlife Day is a great time to celebrate all the wonderful wild animals who share our planet. It is also a reminder for everyone to join the effort of maintaining a world that can sustain all life on Earth.
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Greenpeace expands boulder barrier in marine protected area as government fails to strengthen safeguards
Greenpeace is placing more boulders in the Dogger Bank Marine Protected Area to stop destructive bottom trawling as the UK government has failed to commit to boosting legal protections for this sensitive habitat
After months of learning and debate, the ‘citizens’ assembly’ on climate change has said how the UK should play its part to tackle the problem. The results might come as a surprise.
As David Attenborough explores in his latest documentary, humans have already driven many plants and animals extinct. Our impact serves as a stark warning at what species might yet be lost. Let's meet 18 animals that went extinct in the last 100 years, and find out what drove them to extinction.