'Moral responsibility': Nature charities back calls for $60bn international biodiversity finance target

Cecilia Keating
clock • 4 min read
Burnt shrubs on sandy soil in a conservancy in Namibia | Credit: iStock
Image:

Burnt shrubs on sandy soil in a conservancy in Namibia | Credit: iStock

A six-fold increase in funding flows from richer nations to poorer nations to support nature protection is needed to help slow the rate of biodiversity loss, charities have warned

Many of the world's leading environmental charities have called on wealthy countries to commit to delivering at least $60bn a year of international finance to enable biodiversity protection and enhancement...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now Try 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Biodiversity

Petrochemical sector handed $759 billion estimate for net zero transition

Petrochemical sector handed $759 billion estimate for net zero transition

BloombergNEF report says investment in electrification and carbon capture and storage could slash emissions across the petrochemical industry

clock 26 May 2022 • 5 min read
Climeworks' plant in Iceland, the largest operational DAC facility in the world | Credit: Climeworks
CCS

New direct air capture industry body aims to build public support for clean technology

DAC Coalition sets out mission to become 'dedicated platform for DAC education, engagement, and collaboration'

Cecilia Keating
clock 25 May 2022 • 3 min read
Credit: Scottish Widows

'Not only an environmental issue': Scottish Widows calls on pensions industry to steer a just transition to net zero

Report from pensions provider sets out recommendations for how pensions industry and government can ensure transition to a low carbon economy is equitable and fair

Holly Roach
clock 25 May 2022 • 2 min read