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UN drafts Paris-style plan to halt biodiversity loss

The UN has drafted a Paris-style agreement that focuses on curbing biodiversity loss by eliminating plastic pollution, reducing pesticide use by two-thirds, halving the rate of invasive species introduction, and eliminating £360bn of harmful environmental government subsidies a year.

One of the Greatest Threats to Iconic Species: Human-wildlife Conflict

Conflict between people and animals, from China’s famed wandering elephants raiding farms for food and water to wolves preying on cattle in Idaho, is one of the main threats to the long-term survival of some of the world’s most iconic species, warns a new report from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the UN Environment Program (UNEP).