190 nations agree to save 30% of planet by 2030

In a historic UN biodiversity agreement, over 190 countries agreed in Montreal on Monday to protect 30% of the planet by 2030, while pledging to achieve 23 targets to reverse ecosystem degradation under four overarching goals for survival of the natural world. Farm subsidies – India and other developed countries had demanded its continuation – could escape the axe as the final text of the global deal did not specify it, reports Vishwa Mohan.

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