Biodiversity: An investment opportunity to save nature

Not all flowers and butterflies

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It is Tuesday morning and my youngest needs to be at his forest nursery by 8:10am.

We want to give him the opportunity to interact and explore nature in a way we never had. Frankly it is a pain. The meeting point is in the opposite direction to work and getting him suitably dressed is quite the scene. But he loves it. And this brings me hope. And that is precisely the point. Biodiversity gives so much to us, but without a regular connection to nature, it is very difficult to recognise its irreplaceable value. Our society's growing detachment from its natural surroundings has resulted in an unprecedented rate of species loss, some fear as much as 10,000 times faster,...

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