Latin America

and the Caribbean

Wildlife populations are declining across the globe but falling especially steeply in tropical regions

1

0.5

-94%

Index of

biodiversity,

1970 = 1

0

1970

2016

Africa

Asia-Pacific

1

1

-45%

0.5

0.5

-65%

0

0

1970

2016

1970

2016

North America

Europe and

central Asia

1

1

-24%

0.5

0.5

-33%

0

0

1970

2016

1970

2016

Wildlife populations are declining across the globe but falling especially steeply in tropical regions

Latin America

and the Caribbean

Africa

1

1

0.8

0.8

0.6

0.6

Index of biodiversity,

1970 = 1

0.4

0.4

-65%

0.2

0.2

-94%

0

0

1970

2016

1970

2016

Asia-Pacific

North America

Europe and central Asia

1

1

1

0.8

0.8

0.8

-24%

-45%

0.6

0.6

0.6

-33%

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.2

0.2

0.2

0

0

0

1970

2016

1970

2016

1970

2016