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Population rise puts planet in peril, says Prince William
Prince William speaks at a gala night for the conservation charity Tusk at The Roundhouse in London last night
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George Sandeman
Friday November 03 2017, 12.01am, The Times
The Duke of Cambridge has warned that overpopulation could have catastrophic effects for the planet unless steps are taken to reduce pressure on wildlife and habitats.
Prince William told the Tusk Trust’s charity gala last night that global wildlife populations had halved since he was born in 1982 and Africa’s human population was projected to double within 25 years.
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