In 2017 alone air pollution killed an estimated 1.1 million people on the continent.
Well over 1,400 jaguars were displaced or killed between 2016 and 2019 with nearly 500 of them in 2016 alone.
Everyone on Earth has the right to live healthy lives in a clean and sustainable environment, the UN says.
Lack of water continues to be a major cause of concern for many nations, especially in Africa.
Even patchwork landscapes of natural habitat and high-yield farmland can serve to preserve a variety of wildlife species.
Reforestation is important as it maintains the stability of soils that are vital in limiting erosion risk, an expert notes.