Animals on the brink: Why extinctions matter

Important species are being lost. Image: Unsplash/Jake Weirick

Robin Hicks
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The WWF believe many animals could face the same fate as extinct animals Image: Eco-Business/Nick Hawkins/Oceana
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Biodiversity in the content of Asia can be seen as most at risk currently Image: Eco-Business/Arun SK/Mongabay
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Some biodiversity may have hidden potential and may become more valuable to human uses including medicine Image: Eco-Business/Yann Muzika/BirdLife International
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