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Leicester Tigers are today supporting the World Wildlife Fund and its World Without Nature awareness campaign.

Today, on World Wildlife Day, the club removing the tiger from its branding as part of the WWF’s campaign to companies, clubs and governments on a day of action which aims to highlight the dramatic loss of biodiversity globally and the social and economical risks that this poses.

A #WorldWithoutNature is incomplete – just like our logo is today.

  • Around a million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction – more than ever before in human history
  • Nature captures 60% of carbon emissions each year
  • Every minute, we lose forest areas the size of 27 football fields
  • 25% of our medicines come from rainforests
  • There could be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050
  • The population sizes of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles have seen an average drop of 68% since 1970
  • 75% of land has been significantly altered by human activities
  • More than 75% of the leading global food crops rely on pollination by insects and other animals – and we’re losing many of these essential species at an alarming rate
  • 35% of global fish stocks have been overfished to unsustainable levels
  • Half of all coral reefs have been lost since 1980
  • We could lose as much as 90% of the world’s coral reefs by the end of the century

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