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No more Rhetoric: It’s time for money to be redirected to a gender-responsive, rights-based ecosystems approach to halt biodiversity loss

8 Oct, 2020

Orignially published in ECOonline September 2020. By Souparna Lahiri, Global Forest Coalition The United Nations Biodiversity Summit is taking place at a time when the Covid 19 Pandemic has resulted in close to 30 million people infected by the virus, with the death toll approaching a staggering million. The International Labour Organisation has reported loss of 400 million full time jobs [1] with disastrous impacts on women workers. All the leading 23 economies have gone into severe recession and GDP …

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