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One in 10 UK wildlife species faces extinction, major report shows

dead hedgehog
A dead hedgehog trapped in an electric fence on a farm in Suffolk. Photograph: FLPA/Alamy Stock Photo

State of Nature reveals the destructive impact of intensive farming, urbanisation and climate change on plants, animals and habitats

September 14, 2016 — More than one in 10 of the UK’s wildlife species are threatened with extinction and the numbers of the nation’s most endangered creatures have plummeted by two-thirds since 1970, according to a major report.  Continue reading One in 10 UK wildlife species faces extinction, major report shows