A biodiversity target based on species extinctions

  title={A biodiversity target based on species extinctions},
  author={Mark D. A. Rounsevell and Mike B. J. Harfoot and Paula A. Harrison and Tim Newbold and Richard D. Gregory and Georgina M. Mace},
  pages={1193 - 1195}
A single target comparable to the 2°C climate target may help galvanize biodiversity policy Although worldwide loss of biodiversity arising from human activities is widely known, policy has been unable to arrest the decline (1). Much of this failure can be attributed to a lack of mainstreaming of biodiversity in public policy (2, pp. 741–762) and limitations in raising the profile of biodiversity loss for politicians and the public. Of the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets (ABTs) established in… 

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