'Precarious': One in five vulnerable migrating species threatened by extinction, UN warns

Cecilia Keating
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The steppe eagle is among the migratory species that has become more engangered in recent decades | Credit: iStock
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The steppe eagle is among the migratory species that has become more engangered in recent decades | Credit: iStock

UN calls on governments to step up conservation efforts as major biodiversity conference gets underway in Uzbekistan

One in five of the world's migratory species are threatened with extinction due to overexploitation and habitat loss caused by humans, a shocking new UN report has warned. A landmark assessment of the...

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