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The COVID-19 pandemic is not a break for nature – let’s make sure there is one after the crisis

Nature is facing increased pressure during the pandemic – but the right response can heal our health, our economy and our planet. Image: Flavio Forner/Conservation International

Sebastian Troëng

Executive Vice President, Field Delivery, Conservation International, Bogotá, Colombia

Edward B Barbier

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Economics, Colorado State University

Carlos Manuel Rodríguez Echandi

Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility

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