Our planet, and all living things on it, are now even more danger than when the death of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. This assured the UN experts.
The report, delivered at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, they are assured of the importance of taking immediate action to protect and restore ecosystems — forests, rivers, coral reefs and oceans that are vital to all mankind, writes newsland.ru.
— The world can not prevent the destruction of a natural environment, say UN experts and call on the authorities of different countries and corporations "in a timely manner to compensate the damage caused due to the nature of economic activity — said in his address, the Executive Director of the UN Environment Achim Steiner.
This appeal was supported by an alarm and Japanese Environment Minister Ryu Matsumoto:
— We are approaching the point of no return, when it will be impossible to recover the loss of biodiversity. The international community should develop a concerted effort to achieve the ambitious and realistic targets simultaneously.
It is worth noting that in 2002, the global community has decided to provide by 2010 a "significant reduction" rate of loss of biological diversity in the world, however, it was recognized at the conference, this goal has not been achieved.