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National climate and biodiversity strategies are hamstrung by a lack of maps

Global spatial information on biodiversity, carbon storage and land-use abound. Yet maps are conspicuously absent from national climate and biodiversity strategies, hampering integrated approaches to meeting economic, social and environmental objectives, including those under the forthcoming Global Biodiversity Framework.

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Schmidt-Traub, G. National climate and biodiversity strategies are hamstrung by a lack of maps. Nat Ecol Evol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-021-01533-w

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