Insight of the Week: Most View Biodiversity Loss as Very Serious

Most View Biodiversity Loss as Very Serious​

Seriousness of Biodiversity Loss, Average of 27 Countries, 2020

More than half across 27 markets believe loss of biodiversity is “very serious.” The perceived seriousness of biodiversity loss is higher in Latin America and Europe, while much lower in Asia-Pacific. There is a clear trend of younger generations believing that the problem of losing species is more serious compared to older generations.


  • Question wording: For each of the following possible global problems, please indicate if you see it as a very serious, somewhat serious, not very serious or not at all serious problem.
  • Data sourceGlobeScan Radar, our 27-country, 27,000-person public opinion study on views of business, government and NGOs, issues tracking, and shifting societal expectations.

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