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Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories. From BBC Radio 4's Today programme

Threat to wildlife Oct. 30, 2018

Wildlife population numbers have dropped by an average of 60% globally since 1970, according to the World Wildlife Fund. The charity says that it's a warning sign that "nature is dying". Can it be reversed? (Image: Dead seagull in US, credit: Getty Images)


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