November 17, 2021
Economy

How Monitoring Can Spur Investment In Land Restoration

Around the world, 3.2 billion people are affected by degraded landscapes, land that has lost some degree of its natural productivity due to human-caused processes. Restoring these landscapes can improve community resilience and enhance local livelihoods.

Restoration initiatives also hold the potential to deliver nearly 10% of the mitigation needed to attain the 1.5°C climate target, and nature’s contribution to the global economy is worth more than $125 trillion annually.

So why is investment in landscape restoration so sorely lacking?

Biodiversity collapse and the climate crisis

To date, conservation and restoration investments have fallen short of the actions needed to combat the biodiversity collapse and the climate crisis. There has…

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