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Investments to reverse biodiversity loss are economically beneficial

Reversing biodiversity loss by 2020 is the objective of the 193 countries that are party to the global Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In this context, the Aichi Biodiversity Targets 2020 were agreed upon by the CBD in Nagoya, Japan in 2010. A recent assessment has shown that the benefits of investing to meet the Aichi Targets far outweigh the costs. 

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Vanuatu - Vanuatu initiates action to achieve global biodiversity target on protected areas

Vanuatu is a stronghold of biodiversity in the Pacific islands region and there are many sites throughout the country that have high conservation value owing to their role as key habitats for vulnerable and endemic species...In this backdrop, a national workshop for protected area stakeholders was completed this week to help initiate measures to consolidate and improve national data and information on Vanuatu's protected areas.