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PROTECTING EARTH’S ECOLOGY MAKES FINANCIAL SENSE

EARLIER THIS YEAR I highlighted the push, championed by renowned American biologist E.O. Wilson, to reserve half Earth’s surface for nature to curtail a sixth mass extinction of species (see AG 154).

Now a major new report reveals that including 30 per cent of the planet in protected areas not only makes ecological sense, it could also have significant economic, was published in July by the US-based Campaign for Nature.

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