Rich countries could be asked to pay billions to protect biodiversity

Rich countries could be asked to pay billions to protect biodiversity NGOs express disappointment with ambition of UN talks on global nature agreementWealthy nations could be asked to make significant financial contributions to biodiverse countries such as Brazil under proposals put forward during talks on a global agreement to halt and reverse biodiversity decline.Paying countries with life-sustaining ecosystems such as the Amazon rainforest billions of pounds a year for the services those ecosystems provide for the world was proposed during negotiations on a Paris-style UN agreement on nature in Rome last week. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/02/rich-countries-could-be-asked-to-pay-billions-to-protect-biodiversity-aoe