One in five migratory species faces extinction, UN report warns
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The first-ever State of the World's Migratory Species assessment reveals that one in five migratory species is threatened with extinction, and 44% are experiencing declines in population. Habitat destruction, hunting, pollution, and climate change are the main reasons for these threats.
One in five is threatened with extinction and 44 percent are seeing their populations decline.
Humans are the primary cause of the threats to migratory species. They are destroying or breaking up habitats, hunting these species, and polluting their environments with plastics, chemicals, light, and noise. Climate change is also altering migration routes and timings. "We are finding out the phenomenon of migration itself is under threat," says CMS Chief Amy Fraenkel.
Humans are to blame, by destroying or breaking up habitats, hunting, and polluting areas with plastics, chemicals, light and noise.
Read at www.france24.com
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