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High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People

  • IASbaba
  • July 29, 2022
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Environment & Ecology
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High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People

  • It is an intergovernmental group championing a global deal for nature and people that can halt the accelerating loss of species, and protect vital ecosystems that are the source of our economic security.
  • It was launched in 2019 by Costa Rica, France and Britain.

Aim:

  • To promote an international agreement to protect at least 30% of the world’s land and ocean by 2030 (Global 30×30 target).
  • To manage the planet sustainably with no net loss of natural habitats, supported by a circular economy, and strives for the sustainable and equitable sharing of benefits from nature.

Members:

  • It has more than 70 countries which are a mix of countries in the global north and south, European, Latin American, Africa and Asia countries are among the members.
  • India became a member in October 2021.

Source: Indian Express

Previous Year Question

Q.1) With reference to the ‘New York Declaration on Forests’ Which of the following statements are correct? (2021)

  1. It was first endorsed at the United Nations Climate Summit in 2014.
  2. It endorses a global timeline to end the loss of forests.
  3. It is a legally binding international declaration.
  4. It is endorsed by governments, big companies and indigenous communities.
  5. India was one of the signatories at its inception.

Select the Correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1, 2 and 4
  2. 1, 3 and 5
  3. 3 and 4
  4. 2 and 5

 

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