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Athletes to Revive Biodiversity With Sports for Nature Framework

The International Olympic Committee, IOC, and 22 other global sports organisations have signed the first-ever Sports for Nature Framework as a separate initiative linked to the Convention on Biological Diversity’s new agreement adopted in Montreal on Monday to protect 30 percent of Earth’s land, water and oceans by 2030.

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Nature-based Solutions Key to Millions of Green Jobs

Twenty million new jobs could be generated worldwide if investment in nature-based solutions were tripled by 2030, a target the United Nations calls a key step toward achieving the world’s biodiversity, land restoration and climate goals. But the transition must be “just,” greening the economy in a way that is fair and inclusive, leaving no one behind.

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CITES CoP17: Elephants Win, Lions Lose

World governments have adopted landmark decisions on shutting down illegal trade while regulating legal, sustainable and traceable trade in wild animals and plants. The decisions affect a large number of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, as well as an entire genus of trees.

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