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Bold nature retention targets are essential for the global environment agenda

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Ambitious targets for the retention — not just formal protection — of nature are urgently needed to conserve biodiversity and to maintain crucial ecosystem services for humanity.

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We thank S. Butchart, N. Dudley, T. Evans, P. Langhammer and M. Mulligan for feedback on a draft manuscript.

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  1. School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    • Martine Maron
    • , Jeremy S. Simmonds
    •  & James E. M. Watson
  2. Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    • Martine Maron
    • , Jeremy S. Simmonds
    •  & James E. M. Watson
  3. Wildlife Conservation Society, Global Conservation Program, Bronx, NY, USA

    • James E. M. Watson

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