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Drama, dismay, triumph: nailbiting climax to the world’s biodiversity deal

Long years of complex negotiations led up to one critical moment for the planet at Cop15 in Montreal this week. For a time, it seemed all was lost. Here’s what happened next…
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‘Embrace history’: UN environment chief calls for immediate action on Cop15 deal

Inger Andersen said we must not ‘pause for a second’ as we ‘change the relationship between people and nature’
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Objection by DRC sours ‘paradigm changing’ Cop15 biodiversity deal

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s last-minute bid for additional funds was dismissed on a legal technicality
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Cop15 negotiators close to agreeing nature deal as talks draw to end

Final agreement could see better protection for vital ecosystems and big reforms to agriculture
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More than 1 in 10 species could be lost by end of century, study warns

Modelling shows that if we continue on current trajectory, global heating will drive a cascade of extinctions in plants and animals
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Cop15: what are the key targets for the biodiversity agreement?

Countries are negotiating a framework that will cover issues from pesticides to plastic, from soil to human-wildlife contact
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‘We are at war with nature’: UN environment chief warns of biodiversity apocalypse

Inger Andersen spells out the challenges facing the planet as Cop15 delegates gather in Montreal
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Making sense of Cop15: what to look out for in Montreal

Everything you need to know about the once-in-a-decade chance to stop the loss of biodiversity – and how you can help