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- Later this year, representatives from countries around world will meet at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity to agree on a new global framework to guide biodiversity protection the rest of this decade—a “New Deal for Nature.”
- Hopes are high for an ambitious framework, but challenges still lie ahead—including finding ways to pay for the actions required to meet its goals. We currently have a ~$700 billion funding gap between what we spend to protect nature every year and what we need to be spending, according to a landmark report from The Nature Conservancy, the Paulson Institute, and the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.
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