How Banks Can Protect the World’s Most Iconic Cultural and Natural Sites

Eighty five percent of wetlands have disappeared, and critical tropical forests continue to burn . Humanity is pushing against the planet’s boundaries. But there are fewer and fewer places left to go.

Some of the few, undeveloped places left in the world are those located within internationally recognized areas, such as World Heritage, Ramsar, Biosphere Reserves, among others. However, these areas are under increasing threat. Given the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change, it is more important than ever that the world’s most iconic places are protected from harmful development activities


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