Biodiversity touches every aspect of our lives – so why has its loss been ignored? By Bob Watson - former chair of IPCC, and more recently
The loss of nature is the biggest crime humanity has inflicted on this planet. We are nothing without these living systems. In fact, we’re a part of them and as they disintegrate and crumble, we will too.
"Biodiversity touches every aspect of our lives – so why has its loss been ignored?" Calling it Biodiversity certainly hasn't helped.
next week we *must not* ignore biodiversity! #naturebasedsolutions to #climatechange must support #biodiversity if they are to mitigate warming + enhance human + ecosystem resilience + adaptation
"It is essential that the issues of biodiversity loss and the climate crisis are addressed together." #biodiversity #climatechange
Robert Watson: Biodiversity touches every aspect of our lives – so why has its loss been ignored? From our environment to our economies, our security to our societies, biodiversity is vital. But preserving it will require transformative change
Over the course of my lifetime, a million species have come to be threatened with extinction. I'm a breathing KT boundary.
“The challenge is to transform our agricultural and fishing practices, many of which are unsustainable today, into ones that produce the food we need while conserving biodiversity.”