Loss of Biodiversity

August 26, 2013 | By

Loss of biodiversity is a result of multiple environmental issues, such as: habitat destruction, poaching, overfishing, illegal hunting and the business of capturing threatened and endangered species for export. Currently 1 out of 8 bird species are threatened with extinction and 1 out of 4 mammal species are threatened with extinction. Additionally 1 out of 4 conifer species are threatened with extinction and 1 out of 3 amphibian species are threatened with extinction. Learn more about loss of biodiversity in the following infographic from DistanceLearning.com.

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Loss of Biodiversity

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