5 key takeaways from COP15 – the biodiversity summit

The United Nations COP15 Biodiversity Summit has delivered some key takeaways and it’s something to celebrate. So what are the main points of agreement?


1. An agreement was reached to conserve 30% of the Earth by 2030 – also know as 30 by 30.

2. It recognises the significance of indigenous peoples in conserving and protecting the natural world.

3. It calls for financial disclosures of large organisations to include their environmental impact.

4. It suggests a reform of “harmful” subsidies.

5. It includes digital biopiracy.