GENEVA (AN) — The first guidelines for valuing nature in more than just economic and political terms won the backing of 139 nations that belong to IPBES, capping four years of work.
If put to broad use, the guidelines approved on Saturday by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, or IPBES, could prod better decision-making about how to deal with the planet's massive loss of species and rising temperatures.
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