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Loss and damage finance should apply to biodiversity loss

Global biodiversity loss has been disproportionately driven by consumption of people in rich nations. The concept of ‘loss and damage’ — familiar from international agreements on climate change — should be considered for the effects of biodiversity loss in countries of the Global South.

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Roe, D., Holland, E., Nisi, N. et al. Loss and damage finance should apply to biodiversity loss. Nat Ecol Evol 7, 1336–1338 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-023-02088-8

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