Global economic policy overlooks huge value of nature, UN experts warn

Michael Holder
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IPBES research calls for science-based valuation of nature to be placed at the heart of economic decision-making in order to reverse the biodiversity crisis

Policymakers are failing to adequately incorporate and value the role of nature in their decision-making, with the pursuit of short-term profits and economic growth too often coming at the expense of biodiversity...

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