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16:37:18, Sunday, 26 Feb 2017
 

World Environment Day

 

Scientists have only been able to identify 2 million species of the estimated 10 million that exist. Humans are among only a handful of species whose populations are growing, while most animals and plants are becoming rarer and fewer. A total of 17,291 species are known to be threatened with extinction. This year’s World Environment Day, celebrated 5 June, calls on every person to safeguard all life from activities which lead to their demise. Photo by UNMIT.