A sea of poppies and other wildflowers
Michelle O'Herron

Creating a Nature-Positive Future: The Contribution of Protected Areas and Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures


Protected areas (PAs) are essential tools for biodiversity conservation. Area-based conservation is recognized as a crucial component for achieving a nature positive future, for the resilience of the planet and biodiversity, as well as for humanity. Now, the process for developing the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework is underway, with the framework set to be adopted at the fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention, with a 2050 vision of “living in harmony with nature”.


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