National Geographic: The world missed a critical deadline to safeguard biodiversity

Image: Jim E Maragos, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The bad news is that we’ve failed the Aichi targets, a set of goals world leaders agreed on in 2010 to safeguard the natural world. But scattered throughout the landmark report published in September 2020, there are hints of progress showing that nature fares well where actions are taken to protect it. I spoke with environmental lawyers, historians, indigenous leaders and scientists about how we can scale up those actions and why there’s still hope for a future where humanity lives in harmony with nature.

Read the story at National Geographic.