A strong Global Biodiversity Framework and the right policies can build a nature-positive economy

Coherent government policies are required to push whole sectors towards ‘nature-positive’ business models, write WWF’s Cristianne Close, IKEA’s Christina Niemela Strom and H&M’s Leyla Ertur According to the World Economic Forum, transitioning to a ‘nature-positive’ economy -could generate annual business opportunities worldwide worth over $10tr and create 395 million jobs by 2030. And with more … Read more

Protecting Wetlands: Body releases science-based targets to safeguard species-rich habitats

Wetland International calls for protection of crucial ecosystems ahead of the delayed COP15 Biodiversity Summit A series of five science-based targets to protect the world’s wetlands by 2030 has been proposed by Wetland International ahead of the pre-COP15 negotiations in Nairobi this week. Wetlands cover six per cent of the Earth’s surface, but are home … Read more