In a super important step towards addressing the alarming decline in ecosystem health, the Australian Government has signed a global pledge endorsed by more than 90 countries committing them to reversing biodiversity loss by 2030.

This highlights Australia’s reinvigorated approach to protecting our environment and climate leadership and signals our solidarity with other world leaders in our commitment to taking strong action on the dual crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.

Countries that have endorsed the pledge have promised actions including stronger global effort to reduce deforestation, halting unsustainable fishing practices, eliminating environmentally harmful subsidies, and beginning the transition to sustainable food production systems and a circular economy during the next decade.

The document promises action to reduce biodiversity loss and stop human-caused extinctions of other species.

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