The new study emphasizes the important role of ‘nature based solutions’ in addressing the crisis of biodiversity loss, climate change and global pandemics
Beijing, Berlin, And Washington, November 16, 2020 / PRNewswire / – In the run-up to the G20 Summit Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaOn 21/22 November, a new report prepared by an expert at the Tech Resource Institute (WRI) and co-authors from other centers of expertise calls for nature-based solutions to play a key role in responding to the three highest risks did. For Mankind: Loss of Biodiversity, Climate Change and the Emergence of Zoonotic Diseases. “Nexus Report: Nature-Based Solutions to Biodiversity and Climate Crisis”Highlighted the need for significantly enhanced protection and restoration plans, with a particular focus on tropical forests and coastal ecosystems.” It was jointly issued today by three international foundations: German-based global foundation platform F20, Campaign for Nature America And the Chinese Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology.
The foundations call on G20 nations to integrate nature-based solutions as a key element in their economic stimulus package, one of the most promising routes to achieving one of the key objectives set for the summit: the security of the planet. “We expect the G20 to demonstrate the political leadership that is needed to transform nature-based solutions into a unified multi-lateral response to biodiversity loss, climate change and the integrated crisis of the global pandemic”, he said. Stefan Schurig, Secretary General F20, on behalf of the three foundations.
recently Report good Finance for the Vivid Economics and Biodiversity Initiative underscores the urgency and importance of addressing the major shortcomings of current economic stimulus packages launched by G20 nations in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
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