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How to meet the ambitious target of conserving 30 per cent of Earth by 2030

A good introduction to Canada's new conservation goal called 30 by 30  which aims to conserve 30% of the nation's lands and waters by 2030.Meeting this ambitious goal would mean roughly doubling Canada’s protected area. Doing this right means that new protected areas must conserve biodiversity and safeguard areas that store carbon, provide freshwater or are key areas for nature-based recreation.  Written by Matthew Mitchell, Research Associate, Land & Food Systems UBC, April 2021.


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