Cost of biodiversity action will double if delayed until 2030, researchers warn

Cecilia Keating
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Wildlife populations have dropped 68% over last 50 years | Credit: iStock
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Wildlife populations have dropped 68% over last 50 years | Credit: iStock

Rate of endemic species' extinction could be slashed by a quarter if action is taken now, but policy delays will make this outcome more difficult to achieve and twice as expensive, report warns

Putting off action to protect biodiversity will double the cost and result in the extinction of many more species when compared to acting now to curb global impacts, according to sobering findings published...

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