"Emperor Penguins, Reindeer Among Threatened Species: WWF"

"Between 80% and 100% of all known emperor penguin colonies face extinction by 2100 at present greenhouse gas emission levels, according to a WWF report."

"Emperor penguins and reindeer were among the species highlighted in a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report as severely threatened by  the cascading impacts of climate change.

In all, thousands of species are battling declining populations and an increase in threats, according to the international environmental organization's annual report, which was published on Thursday,

More than 42,100 animal and plant species are currently listed as threatened on the worldwide red list of endangered species, accounting for over 30% of all species found there, the report said."

DW had the story December 29, 2022.


Source: DW, 01/05/2023