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A thought for the New Year....

A thought for the New Year.... What role does nature and the environment have now? Has anything changed? the quotes below were said around the time of our covid recovery, so more than a year ago.....Has anything changed? What words have carried into action?

Where is Hong Kong's new Biodiversity and Action plan? Was there any action taken in response to the government missing all of the Aichi targets?

“Today, the world urgently needs a new such commitment to nature as we recover from COVID-19. Nature should be at the heart of the recovery we seek. Lord Zach Goldsmith, UK Minister for the Environment.

“An important pillar in our post-COVID recovery plan must be to arrive at an ambitious, measurable and inclusive framework, because keeping nature rich, diverse and flourishing is part and parcel of our life’s support system.”

Inger Andersen, head of UNEP

"Some day the earth will weep, she will beg for her life, she will cry with tears of blood. You will make a choice, if you will help her or let her die, and when she dies you too will die” John Hollow Horn, Oglala Lakota. 1850 – 1913


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