This year, as governments and conservationists for the first time set their sights on achieving the elusive ‘30x30’ target, the shared emphasis on partnership has never been more important. Agreed at COP15 in December 2022, 30x30 is the third of 23 key targets outlined in the Global Biodiversity Framework. It urges that, by 2030, at least 30% of terrestrial, inland water and coastal and marine areas should be set aside for Nature conservation.

When COP15 concluded, 30x30 was celebrated because, just as the 1.5-degree temperature goal has done for climate, 30x30 gives the world a focused and ambitious ...


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