We must change our relationship with land to solve climate and biodiversity crises

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Two major pieces of research reveal the clear and present danger biodiversity loss and climate change pose to the health, security and well-being of humanity. The reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) also show that a healthier relationship with the land can dramatically reduce the risks.

Opinion by UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and CBD Executive Secretary Cristiana Paşca Palmer published by Thomson Reuters Foundation News on 9 September 2019. Read full article here...