Opinion

Op-Ed: Why It Is Critical To Protect Biodiversity Post Covid-19

Post-Covid-19, restoring nature will be of utmost importance, argues Dr Gemma Cranston, Director, Business and Nature at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

This year biodiversity was expected to move into the spotlight - with a 'new deal for nature' being laid out at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity conference in China. Now 2020 can only ever be the year when Covid-19 changed everything - threatening and taking lives, making us live and love differently, and jolting our economic stability.

In light of the pandemic, October's Biodiversity Summit has been postponed, and its development of a new 10-year framework for biodiversity will have …