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COP15 biodiversity pledge: ‘A major milestone for the conservation of nature’

Almost 200 nations have agreed to preserve 30 per cent of Earth for nature, as part of a landmark deal aimed at reversing biodiversity loss 

A landmark deal aimed at turning the tide on the extinction crisis has been agreed at COP15 in Montreal, Canada, with nations pledging to protect 30 per cent of the planet for nature by the close of the decade.

The ‘30-by-30’ pledge has been hailed as the biodiversity equivalent of the 2015 Paris agreement on climate change, where parties committed to limiting global warming to 1.5C.

Following two weeks of tense negotiations culminating…

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