UK joins 50 nations in pledge to protect 30 per cent of land and oceans by 2030

Cecilia Keating
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New High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People established in support of '30 by 30' goal, which comes ahead of crucial COP15 biodiversity summit this year

The UK has joined more than 50 other nations in vowing to protect 30 per cent of the Earth's land and ocean by the end of the decade in a bid to halt devastating rates of biodiversity loss. The governments...

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