Living Planet Report Canada Quiz WWF August 19, 2020 Share: Share This Page: Share with Facebook Share via Twitter Share via Linkedin Share in email © Shutterstock How well do you know the findings from The Living Planet Report Canada 2020: Wildlife at risk? Test your knowledge now! Habitat loss isn’t included in the list of direct threats to wildlife as it’s usually the result of human activity. How many of the 11 threat categories listed are likely to result in habitat loss for biodiversity? 2 5 7 11 What is the difference between SARA-listed species and COSEWIC-assessed species? Aren’t both at risk of extinction? SARA-listed species are even more at-risk SARA-listed species are afforded legal protections SARA-listed species are less at-risk SARA-listed species have no legal protections What are the three pillars of nature-based climate solutions? Protection, Restoration, Sustainable Management Restoration, Sustainable Management, Recovery Sustainable Management, Protection, Policy Protection, Laws, Restoration Critical habitat for the North Atlantic Right Whale was once protected, so why is the species increasingly threatened by ship strikes and entanglements in fishing gear? Shifts in climate change have moved whales to areas with fewer protections There is more shipping and fishing occurring in Canadian waters than ever before Habitat is no longer protected and our human footprint has increased in the area More whales means they are more likely to come into contact with human pressures The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed the upcoming decade (2021-2030) as “the Decade on…”? Biodiversity conservation Habitat protection Nature-based climate solutions Ecosystem restoration How many native vertebrate species are included in the Canadian Living Planet Index? 298 609 883 901 1 out of 2 By what percentage have populations of nationally-assessed at risk species declined by between 1970 to 2016? 49 59 69 79 Which of the following would not be considered a protected or conserved area? Golf Course Nature Reserve National Park Canada Forces Base How many threats on average do species face? 4 5 6 7 How many native vertebrate species are there in Canada? 300 900 1800 2500 2 out of 2 Time is Up!