'Earth's living systems are being compromised': World misses all UN biodiversity targets

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Range of targets on deforestation, habitats, oceans, plastic pollution adopted a decade ago have all been missed or are heading in wrong direction, UN report warns

The world is set to miss all its targets to safeguard biodiversity and halt the destruction of ecosystems that are critical to slowing climate change, according to an alarming UN report published today...

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