96% of the mammals on Earth are either humans or their livestock.

95% of all animal species are invertebrates

86% of Earth’s species are still to be discovered

UK invertebrate populations have fallen by 60% since 1970

Since the rise of human civilisation 83% of wild mammals have been lost

2 thoughts on “Percentages

  1. Shocking indeed! We must rethink the way we live and the food we eat. Meat, especially beef, on the scale we now consume is unsustainable.

    We now seem to have so little regard for nature and the creatures we share our world with. We do so at our peril!

    1. It concerns me that all the noise is about a climate emergency, as if that were the only anthropogenic disaster going on. We have created a whole smorgasbord of disasters; take your pick.

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