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THE FACTS

NATURE’S WEALTH

8 M

estimated total animal and plant species, documented and undocumented.

5.5 M

of them are insect species.1 Previous estimates of unknown species have been as high as 100 million.

>90%

of fungi remain unknown to science.2

½

the world’s GDP – $44 trillion – is dependent on nature and its

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