Why we need to invest in conflict resolution for better biodiversity outcomes

The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to increased poverty and inequality, further intensifying the ele_leaderneed to focus on a recovery that is inclusive and sustainable. For local communities suddenly stripped of direct economic benefits from nature, supporting wildlife conservation has become a lot more difficult.  The UN’s Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework is a key step towards the 2050 vision of “Living in harmony with nature,” however, the inconvenient truth is that nature, particularly wildlife, can be very difficult to live with and global solutions do not always easily translate to the local level.

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