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A Missed Opportunity: Rights of Nature Removed From New Draft of Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

A Missed Opportunity: Rights of Nature Removed From New Draft of Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

On July 12, the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat released the first draft of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, deleting what is arguably the most important enabling condition: “to consider, where appropriate, the rights of nature,” replacing this language with “employing rights-based approaches.” This framework would have been the first international treaty to recognize Nature’s rights. It was undoubtedly noteworthy that[Read More…]

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