Around the World in 80 Seconds



Wildlife face many threats around the world, from poaching to habitat loss. Global climate change also threatens to destabilize already stressed ecosystems.
This infographic takes a quick look at some of the biggest threats, as well as some of the better known species under assault.
Unfortunately, for every charismatic animal listed — polar bears, penguins, rhinos, etc. — there are scores of lesser known animals (and don’t forget plants!), from alligator snapping turtles tosuckermouth catfish.

Wildlife face many threats around the world, from poaching to habitat loss. Global climate change also threatens to destabilize already stressed ecosystems.

This infographic takes a quick look at some of the biggest threats, as well as some of the better known species under assault.

Unfortunately, for every charismatic animal listed — polar bears, penguins, rhinos, etc. — there are scores of lesser known animals (and don’t forget plants!), from alligator snapping turtles tosuckermouth catfish.

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