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SAVE HALF THE WORLD

ARTH’S human population is expected to soar past 8 billion by 2023. So it’s no wonder the leading threat facing the vast majority of imper-dilled plants and animals on the IUCN Red List of threatened species is habitat loss. The number of people has doubled since 1970 while populations of other vertebrates – fish, amphibians, lizards and our mammalian

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