UN warns on biodiversity goal as talks begin

Governments will need to do more to meet the 2020 Nagoya targets on biodiversity loss, the UN said on Monday as a meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) got underway

Governments will need to more to do meet the 2020 Nagoya targets on biodiversity loss, the UN said on Monday as a meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) got underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

The two-week negotiating session will produce a ‘roadmap’ agreement on how to accelerate progress towards the 2020 targets, agreed in 2010. A new funding plan for biodiversity conservation is also likely to be agreed.

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