Fish on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on September 22, 2014. Investments in marine ecosystems are disproportionately low given their importance for climate and biodiversity. Photo: AFP
Fish on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on September 22, 2014. Investments in marine ecosystems are disproportionately low given their importance for climate and biodiversity. Photo: AFP

Climate change: aid to natural ecosystems must grow to US$384 billion by 2025 to limit warming, biodiversity loss, UN urges

  • Annual investments in ‘nature-based solutions’ must expand 2.5 times by 2025 and more than quadruple by 2050, according to a UN report
  • Total investment of $11 trillion is ‘relatively small’ given that around half of world GDP is dependent on nature and its services, UN Environment Programme says

Fish on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on September 22, 2014. Investments in marine ecosystems are disproportionately low given their importance for climate and biodiversity. Photo: AFP
Fish on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on September 22, 2014. Investments in marine ecosystems are disproportionately low given their importance for climate and biodiversity. Photo: AFP
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