State of the World’s Birds: Taking the pulse of the planet

| April 25, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) on Saint Paul Island, Alaska. by  Martha de Jong-Lantink | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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Media Type: Report / Policy Brief

Year of Publication: 2018

Publication City: Cambridge, UK

Publisher: BirdLife International

Author(s): BirdLife International

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“Biodiversity is in decline across the world, with unsustainable development degrading natural habitats and driving species to extinction. This in turn is reducing the capacity of our planet to sustain us into the future. It is only through well-informed interventions that we can reverse this trend.

“State of the World’s Birds is BirdLife’s flagship science publication, providing a global overview of the state of birds, the pressures they face and the actions underway to save them. Birds are more popular and better studied than any other comparable group and are consequently an excellent means through which to take the pulse of the planet. So, while the report focuses on birds, its conclusions are relevant to biodiversity more generally.”

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