Inland waters: it is time to prioritise the waters of life

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By |2024-04-12T14:51:57+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Conservation Optimism, Freshwater, Hydropower, Rivers|Comments Off on Inland waters: it is time to prioritise the waters of life

In the United Nations biodiversity agreement, freshwater ecosystems were finally included as ‘inland waters’ in the commitment to safeguard and restore at least 30 per cent of the world’s lands, inland waters, coastal areas and oceans by 2030.

So, what is the freshwater biodiversity crisis, and why should we be concerned for people and wildlife?