Loss and damage finance should apply to biodiversity loss

Dilys Roe, Ebony Holland, Nora Nisi, Tom Mitchell & Tasfia Tasnim | Nature Ecology & Evolution (2023) | 2023 | Peer Reviewed | Perspective | https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-023-02088-8.epdf


Global biodiversity loss has been disproportionately driven by consumption of people in rich nations. The concept of ‘loss and damage’ — familiar from international agreements on climate change — should be considered for the effects of biodiversity loss in countries of the Global South.