Guns, tractors ‘threaten wildlife more than climate’

Demand for meat and body parts has driven the gorilla to near extinctionThe main driver of wildlife extinction is not climate change but humanity's rapacious harvesting of species for food and trophies, along with our ever-expanding agricultural footprint, said researchers pleading for a reset of conservation priorities. In December, 195 nations inked the Paris Agreement, the first global pact to curb greenhouse gas emissions and help poor countries cope with global warming impacts such as rising seas, drought and superstorms.

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August 11, 2016 10:11 am

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