How to conserve 30% of the planet by 2030

55 UN member nations have pledged to meet the 30 by 30 target. Image: Unsplash/John Lee

Matthew Mitchell

Research associate, Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia


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Roughly a quarter of all species are threatened with extinction. Image: Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Trees are excellent carbon sinks and preserving these is vital. Image: The Canadian Press/Chad Hipolito
Protecting biodiversity is the main goal of the 30 by 30 initiative. Image: Morgan Anderson, Government of Nunavut

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