Deforested Land

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Planet Lost Forest Area Bigger Than Germany In Just A Decade: WWF

A WWF’s (World Wide Fund for Nature) report revealed that the world has lost over 43 million hectares of forest in merely a decade’s time. Frighteningly, the loss is larger than Germany's area. Moreover, just 29 deforestation sites across South America, Africa and South-East Asia have contributed to over half of the global loss. Citing industrial-scale agriculture as the major reason, the survey reported worst loss from Brazilian Amazon,… read-more

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 12:23 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: deforestation, WWF, Germany, World Wide Fund for Nature, Brazil

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30 Out Of World's 100 Cities Which Fear Water Crisis Are From India: WWF

WWF's 'Water Risk Filter' report has suggested that 30 of the 100 cities across world, which fear future water crisis, are from India. The Indian cities include Jaipur, Indore, Srinagar, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam and Dhanbad among others. The study warned the population in high-water risk areas could increase to 51% in 2050 from 17%(2020). However, the report also cited Indian revival models of Bashettihalli wetland, Bengaluru and… read-more

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 12:18 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Climate Change, water crisis, WWF, water availability, Urbanization

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

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WWF: Human Destructions Responsible For 70% Decline in Wildlife

World Wildlife Fund, with its, 'Living Planet Report' blamed human for deforestation and over-consumption, for 2/3rd loss of Wildlife in less than 50 years. Also 75% of land and 40% of Earth’s oceans face the brunt of human activity. However, 60% decline was reported in the year 2016, which grew to 70% in 2020 which is a threatening trend. The continuous loss of natural habitats… read-more

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 09:53 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Wildlife , WWF, environment, Climate Change

Courtesy: Aljazeera