Stop biodiversity loss or we could face our own extinction, warns UN – The Guardian

Deforestation in Indonesian to make way for a palm oil concession.

Ahead of a key international conference to discuss the collapse of ecosystems, Cristiana Pașca Palmer said people in all countries need to put pressure on their governments to draw up ambitious global targets by 2020 to protect the insects, birds, plants and mammals that are vital for global food production, clean water and carbon sequestration.

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