The natural world is disappearing at an unprecedented rate.
The loss of nature poses a grave threat to our clean air, food supply and drinking water, and nature’s ability to protect us from natural disasters, future pandemics, and other intensifying impacts of climate change.
If we act now, we can still secure a better future for the planet, its wildlife and ourselves.
The Campaign for Nature is a partnership of the Wyss Campaign for Nature and the National Geographic Society.
It works with partners worldwide to champion the ambitious, science-driven, global goal to protect at least 30% of the planet by 2030, a target to be agreed on at the 15th Conference on the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) in 2022.
Specifically, the Campaign for Nature is calling on world leaders to:
- commit to protecting at least 30% of the planet by 2030
- help mobilise financial resources to ensure protected areas are properly managed
- approach biodiversity conservation in a way that fully integrates and respects Indigenous leadership and Indigenous rights
Overwhelming scientific evidence shows that conserving at least 30% of our land and ocean will curb biodiversity loss, store carbon, prevent future pandemics, and bolster economic growth.
Protecting 30% of our entire planet by 2030 (30×30) is an ambitious but achievable goal. To achieve it, all countries must embrace the goal and contribute to it; Indigenous rights must be respected; and conservation efforts must be fully funded.
As an individual or an organisation, you can take action by signing the 30×30 for Nature petition here.
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