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The 30×30 Solution

The 30×30 Solution

The 30×30 targets will help maintain global biodiversity and defend against the climate crisis.

We must protect at least 30 percent of our lands, rivers, lakes, and wetlands by 2030 and also fully and highly protect at least 30 percent of our oceans by 2030 to help safeguard marine ecosystems and fisheries that provide food, jobs, and cultural sustenance to billions around the world.

This article suggests that “we have the tools to create a better, healthier future for our planet—and ourselves—but we must act now.”

They will preserve the integrity of ecosystems on which we all depend, provide safe havens to help wildlife adapt to climate change, and sustain natural systems that store carbon, such as forests, mangroves, seagrasses, wetlands, and grasslands.

The 30×30 targets will help maintain global biodiversity and defend against the climate crisis. They will preserve the integrity of ecosystems on which we all depend, provide safe havens to help wildlife adapt to climate change, and sustain natural systems that store carbon, such as forests, mangroves, seagrasses, wetlands, and grasslands. NRDC is focused on achieving these goals while protecting diverse habitats, improving access for all people, and identifying and managing these areas in collaboration with Indigenous communities.

Their multifaceted strategy involves key areas of work in the United States and abroad.

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California testing solar-paneled canals

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