World failing to meet all biodiversity goals, says UN – Reports

World failing to meet all biodiversity goals, says UN

Humanity’s impact on the natural world over the last five decades has been nothing short of cataclysmic: since 1970 close to 70 percent of wild animals, birds and fish have vanished, according to a WWF assessment this month.

Last year the UN’s panel on biodiversity IPBES warned that one million species face extinction as manmade activity has already severely degraded three quarters of land on Earth.

In 2010, 190 member states of the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity committed to a…

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