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Arctocephalus forsteri near Kaikoura, New Zealand. Photo: Bernard Spragg/Wikipedia

Damning report warns New Zealand’s environment is in serious trouble

Species are at risk in marine, freshwater and land ecosystems. Cumulatively 4000 native species are currently threatened with or at risk of extinction – 90 percent of seabirds, 76 percent of freshwater fish, 84 percent of reptiles, and 46 percent of vascular plants.  

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