The Chinese city of Kunming is hosting the UN Biodiversity Conference – known as COP15. Photo: STR/AFP
The Chinese city of Kunming is hosting the UN Biodiversity Conference – known as COP15. Photo: STR/AFP

COP15: vice-premier vows more ambitious biodiversity plans for China

  • Han Zheng declares in conference opening ceremony China will ‘make the protection of biodiversity an important task’
  • COP15’s aim for specific biodiversity targets helps quantify results and maintain accountability, says director of China’s Institute of Science and Development

Topic |   China science
The Chinese city of Kunming is hosting the UN Biodiversity Conference – known as COP15. Photo: STR/AFP
The Chinese city of Kunming is hosting the UN Biodiversity Conference – known as COP15. Photo: STR/AFP
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