Feb 21, 2020

China takes centre stage in global biodiversity push

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The world’s species and natural ecosystems are in crisis. When nearly 200 countries gather in ten days’ time to thrash out a major plan to stem the precipitous decline, China is expected to take a prominent role. The high-stakes negotiations will set the stage for a major biodiversity summit in October, which the country will also host — marking the first time the nation will lead global talks on the environment.

A major United Nations summit could see China push for ambitious targets and spotlights the country’s own conservation efforts.

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