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Posted Wed May 12 2010: from
Biodiversity leaders lament failure to reach the powerful
Poor communication has contributed to the failure to meet the 2010 global conservation targets, according to a major report released yesterday (May 10). The world is nearing ′tipping points′ in which whole ecosystems could collapse, said the third Global Biodiversity Outlook, produced by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). But, though the importance of biodiversity loss has reached some parts of many governments around the world, it has failed to be absorbed by those with the power to act, the report finds.... "The CBD has very nearly universal participation from the world's governments, yet those involved in its implementation rarely have the influence to promote action at the level required to effect real change," says the report.
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