The Great Decline


166-167: The Great Decline

The main graph uses research from ‘Accelerated modern human-induced species losses: Entering the sixth mass extinction’, Gerardo Ceballos, Paul R. Ehrlich, Anthony D. Barnosky, Andrés García, Robert M. Pringle and Todd M. Palmer, Science Advances, 2015. Accessed at http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/1/5/e1400253.full

Smaller extinction graphics use information from ‘Defaunation in the Anthropocene’, Science, 25 July 2014, Vol. 345. Ossie 6195, pp401-406. Accessed at

“Current top threats to species” panel uses information provided pers comms from UNEP-WCMC.

168-169: Biodiversity Hotspots

Information used from the CEPF, ‘Where we work’, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund. Accessed at http://www.cepf.net/where_we_work/Pages/map.aspx


176-177: Value of Nature

Figures used are from research by Robert Constanza, particularly ‘Changes in the global value of ecosystem services’, Robert Costanza et al., Global Environmental Change, 26, Elsevier, 1 April 2014. Accessed at http://community-wealth.org/sites/clone.community-wealth.org/files/downloads/article-costanza-et-al.pdf