The looming extinction of migratory animals

Some species are migrating straight out of existence

Birds flying in V formation
The number of migratory animals is rapidly decreasing
(Image credit: Grant Faint / Getty Images)

As humans continue to destroy the habitats of migratory animals, their numbers continue to decrease. Many of these species play important ecological roles, and certain ecosystems will be altered dramatically as a result. In order to protect migratory species, nations will have to come together and take conservation action — after all, animals don't adhere to any political boundaries. 

Dropping numbers

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