The capital's wildlife "in trouble"

London's wildlife is in trouble, according to a wide-ranging study published today by a coalition of conservation and research groups.

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Warnings after animal stock-take

Almost 2,000 species are known to have declined in the past half century Credit: PA Wire

In the first study of it's kind, researchers are warning London's wildlife is under major threat. The wide-ranging study by a coalition of conservation and research groups blames the decline of heathland, woodland, and gardens in the capital for the threat to our native species.

The stock-take reveals 60% of the species studied have declined over recent decades.

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