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Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
African wildlife under threat from climate change
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Climate change poses a threat to wildlife because as climatic conditions change, many species may be unable to tolerate the changes. This graphic shows the numbers of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish species that are critically endangered, endangered and vulnerable in various regions of Africa and in Africa as a whole, as of 1998.