A devastating revelation of a 69% decline in wildlife population has come to light in Pakistan during the last half-century.
According to details, WWF released the Living Planet Report, which revealed that the population of various freshwater species in Pakistan has declined by 83 percent.
According to the report, the population of birds, terrestrial and reptiles and fish has declined by 69 percent since 1970.
The report recommends that governments, institutions and the public take immediate action to reverse the destruction of biodiversity.
The report says that the population of a variety of freshwater species has declined by an average of 83 percent, and 1 million plant and animal species are at risk of extinction.
2.5 percent of birds, mammals, land and reptiles and fish have already become extinct. Population growth has reduced genetic diversity and these wildlife are losing their eco-friendly habitats.
Director WWF Pakistan Hammad Naqi Khan said that Pakistan is home to rare and endangered wildlife, including snow leopards and common leopards, Indus river dolphins, white and long-tailed vultures, and Arabian Sea humpback whales. Others include
He said that wildlife conservation in Pakistan has not been prioritized at the general level, we need to make concerted efforts to protect wildlife habitats, tackle the problem of illegal wildlife trade and restore ecosystems. need of
According to Director WWF, Pakistan is becoming increasingly vulnerable to climate disasters, and climate change is fueling the loss of wildlife, putting various species at risk of extinction.
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