Tuesday 15 September 2020

Extinction: Urgent change needed to save species, says UN


Golden snub-nosed monkey (c) Joel SartoreImage copyrightJOEL SARTORE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO ARK
Image captionMany primates, including the endangered gold snub-nosed monkey, are in decline due to loss of habitat

Humanity is at a crossroads and we have to take action now to make space for nature to recover and slow its "accelerating decline".

This is according to a report by the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. 

It sets out a bullet point list of eight major transitions that could help stop the ongoing decline in nature. 

"Things have to change," said Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, the convention's executive secretary.

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