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Biodiversity Awareness Can Boost Global Economy
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Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 | written by Suleiman Mbatiah

Biodiversity Awareness Can Boost Global Economy | Newstime Africa
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Unprecedented scientific, economic, political and public awareness effort is needed to reverse–and to stop– the loss of the planet’s natural assets, UN Under-Secretary General and UNEP’s Executive Director Achim Steiner has said. “The words biodiversity and ecosystems might seem abstract and remote to many people. But there is nothing abstract about their role in economies and in the lives of billions of people,” said Mr. Steiner in a media statement. These losses include its biodiversity such as animal and plant species and the planet’s ecosystems and their multi-trillion dollar services arising from forests and freshwater to soils and coral reefs....
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