The world has met none of the UN’s conservation targets 

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The world has met none of the UN’s conservation targets 

Governments across the world have utterly failed to meet biodiversity protection targets set by the UN in 2010 In 2010, at a conference in Japan, the UN set the Aichi targets, which aimed to curb biodiversity loss and destruction of natural habitats. The twenty targets (which were further divided into 60 sub-elements) set out to expand nature preserves to 17% of the world’s land area and marine reserves to 10% of the world’s seas.  Ten years later, none of the 20 targets have been reached, according to the latest UN…

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