Wild species relied on by billions at risk, report warns


              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
            
              FILE - Deforested mountains from massive limestone quarries are seen in Ipoh, Perak state Malaysia, Nov. 5, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
            
              FILE - Volunteers help clean up a heavily polluted river in the Tembisa Township, north of Johannesburg, March 25, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
            
              Members of the Deni Indigenous people work during the arapaima fishing season in the Jurua river basin in the Brazilian Amazon, on Sept. 15, 2021. One out of five people in the world depends on wild species for food and income, according to a new UN-backed report. Climate change, pollution and overexploitation, however, have put a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction. (AP Photo/Fabiano Maisonnave)
Wild species relied on by billions at risk, report warns