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Protecting biodiversity: Be part of the plan to save the planet

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Without immediate action to protect biodiversity, a million species could be at risk, warns David Cooper, Acting Executive Secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity.

Due to unprecedented threat levels, he told UN News that coral reefs, amphibians, pollinating insects, and many large mammals are all on the brink of extinction due to rising temperatures, deforestation, pollution, and other factors.

Speaking on the International Day for Biological Diversity, he told Anton Uspensky that most people support climate action, even if they don’t express it – and it’s time to leverage the power of this “invisible majority”.

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Without immediate action to protect biodiversity, a million species could be at risk, warns David Cooper, Acting Executive Secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity.

Due to unprecedented threat levels, he told UN News that coral reefs, amphibians, pollinating insects, and many large mammals are all on the brink of extinction due to rising temperatures, deforestation, pollution, and other factors.

Speaking on the International Day for Biological Diversity, he told Anton Uspensky that most people support climate action, even if they don’t express it – and it’s time to leverage the power of this “invisible majority”.

  continue reading

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