Stopping biodiversity loss: We owe it ourselves to invest in life on Earth

Global economic recovery dependent on planet's survival

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Marcus Wilert of BMO Global Asset Management

Marcus Wilert of BMO Global Asset Management

Biodiversity is the variety of life on Earth – it is nature in all its forms and interactions, from genes, to species, to entire ecosystems such as rainforests and coral reefs. It is essential for human life: the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat all rely on it.

It is also fundamental to our global economy: roughly half of the world's GDP is highly or moderately dependent on biodiversity. But humanity is destructing biodiversity at a scale that is pushing nature...

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