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WORLD WIDE FUND FOR NATURE RELEASED THE ‘WORLD’S FORGOTTEN FISHES REPORT

WORLD WIDE FUND FOR NATURE RELEASED THE ‘WORLD’S FORGOTTEN FISHES REPORT

Context

The World Wide Fund for Nature has released the ‘World’s Forgotten Fishes Report’ in partnership with various conservation groups and societies.

Details

  • The report highlights the vulnerability status of the fishes, where a third of the freshwater fishes are threatened with extinction.
  • Freshwater fishes are also a source of protein to over 200 million people and Freshwater fisheries account for around 2.5 to 6% of the workforce throughout the world.
  • The World Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961 that works in the field of wilderness preservation and the reduction of human impact on the environment.
  • It was formerly named the World Wildlife Fund, which remains its official name in Canada and the United States.

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