TENDUA - Association for biodiversity conservation

Biodiversity is disappearing and our futures are disappearing with it.

  • Between 1970 and 2010 there has been a decline of 52% of the wildlife because of the loss and degradation of habitat (deforestation, urbanisation, agriculture), overhunting and overfishing, pollution, climate change.
  • In 2010, the equivalent of 1.5 Earth planets have been consumed by humanity. Natural resource stocks are depleting, waste accumulates faster than it is absorbed or recycled.
  • 96.4% of freshwater (lakes, rivers, reservoirs, aquifers) fall into global agricultural and industrial productions to satisfy our Western lifestyles. Source: Living Planet WWF report - September 2014.

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