5 min read · Jun 5th · Our expanding cities, as well as rural areas, must be at the forefront of efforts to protect ecosystems – a key realization at the start of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration
Contributions from national government, international organizations, the private sector, civil society and academia are needed to drive the much-needed change.
According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Nature and Business Report, a nature-positive pathway in the infrastructure and built environment could create over $3 trillion in business opportunities and create 117 million jobs by 2030. Therefore, there is great potential for the economy to grow and become more resilient by protecting biodiversity in urban areas.
May 16th · Israel slammed the Gaza Strip with airstrikes on Saturday, in a dramatic escalation that included bombing the home of a senior Hamas leader, the death of 10 people in a refugee camp and pulverizing a highrise that housed The Associated Press and other media.