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26 Mar 2020 - This year was supposed to be a ‘Super Year for Nature,’ with a number of global meetings; a World Conservation Congress, a UN Ocean Conference, and a UN Nature Summit – all culminating in a global biodiversity conference that would agree on a decade-long 'Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework'. This  was supposed to be the year that launched the Decade of Restoration, and that finally acknowledged nature-based solutions in climate negotiations. But COVID-19 had other plans. We must learn and adapt faster than ever, and the virus has lessons that apply to the global crises of biodiversity loss.

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Publication date: 
26/03/2020
Publication Organisation: 
UNDP
Publication Author: 
Jamison Ervin
Keyword/s: 
Biodiversity
Thematic Area: 
Marine ecosystems
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