“UN biodiversity report highlights failure to meet conservation targets”

Spoon-billed sandpiper

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/06/un-biodiversity-report-failure-meet-conservation-targets?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2

International efforts to meet targets to stem the loss of wildlife and habitats are failing miserably, according to a UN report.

The Global Biodiversity Outlook 4, published as nearly 200 countries meet on Monday in South Korea in a bid to tackle biodiversity loss, paints a damning picture of governments’ efforts to meet a set of targets agreed in 2010 to slow the destruction of species’ habitats, cut pollution and stop overfishing by the end of the decade.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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