Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 19, 2022

A U.N. pact finds agreement to save nature seen as vital for biodiversity

NPR reports

Negotiators reached a historic deal at a U.N. biodiversity conference early Monday that would represent the most significant effort to protect the world’s lands and oceans and provide critical financing to save biodiversity in the developing world.

The most significant part of the agreement is a commitment to protect 30% of land and water considered important for biodiversity by 2030. Currently, 17% of terrestrial and 10% of marine areas are protected.

Read full story at A U.N. pact finds agreement to save nature seen as vital for biodiversity : NPR


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