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Climate change is pushing the snow leopard – known as the ‘ghost of the mountains’ – towards increased conflict with local communities & their livestock. The #VanishingTreasures project is working to make a difference ⤵️ #WorldEnvironmentDay #ForNature
Latin America🌎 has the largest number of megadiverse countries in the world. Establishing protected areas is a critical component of protecting this biological richness. #WorldEnvironmentDay #ForNature . #PorLaNaturaleza
Kenya's ban on single-use plastics in protected natural areas has come into effect this #WorldEnvironmentDay - join @theflipflopi in recognizing this important step in the push for #CleanSeas . #ForNature
We rely on nature for our health, jobs & so much more. For #WorldEnvironmentDay , #StayHome & raise your voice with @BillNye @Billie_eilish @carlosvives & citizens around the planet. Reply & tell us why it’s tim #ForNature Why you 💚 nature & what you’re doing to care for it.
? We're on perilous ground ? We are on track for a temperature rise of over 3°C. This would bring mass extinctions & large parts of the planet would be uninhabitable. We need to supercharge our #ClimateAction ambition NOW to close the #EmissionsGap :
The #COVID19 pandemic is a wake-up call. On average, 1 new infectious disease emerges in humans every 4 months. 75% of these emerging infectious diseases come from animals. To prevent further outbreaks, the illegal wildlife trade & destruction of habitats must stop. #ForNature
Today is #WorldEnvironmentDay We may be apart, but our voices will join as one. It’s time to appreciate the benefits that nature provides. It’s time to take action to protect & restore our natural world. It’s time #ForNature
People's health will be increasingly threatened unless urgent action is taken to protect our planet. This means: ? Investing in green innovation & circularity ? Using more renewables ? Eating less meat ? Reducing waste #GEO6 Report: