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More than 1,000 species have been moved due to human impact

swift fox
The swift fox was once Canada’s most endangered carnivore but after being reintroduced in1983 its status has now been downgraded to threatened. Photograph: Roberta Olenick/All Canada Photos/Alamy

Animals and plants are increasingly being ‘translocated’ from their native areas to survive effects of climate change, poaching and habitat loss, says top conservationist

April 21, 2016 — More than 1,000 species have had to be relocated because of climate change, poaching and humans taking their habitat, according to a top conservationist.\

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