WWF (the Worldwide Fund for Nature) has published Living Planet Reports annually since 1998. The report describes the changing state of global biodiversity. One of the two indicators in the report is the Living Planet Index which monitors changes in 7,953 populations of 2,544 mammal, bird, reptile, amphibian and fish species. This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains:
• How LPI (Living Planet Index) is calculated.
• What LPI demonstrates and its importance.

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September 2011


ISSN: 1351-5136

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