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Letter: Former US Members of Congress Voice Bipartisan Support of 30x30

Campaign For Nature

October 21, 2019
Former members of the United States Congress enthusiastically endorse the global goal of protecting at least 30 percent of the planet by 2030.

[…] As a group of Democrats and Republicans, we hope to underscore the need for bipartisan action - both domestically and internationally - to confront this escalating challenge.

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Uganda Publicly Supports 30x30

United Nations General Assembly

New York, September 28, 2019 — Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda of the Republic of Uganda, addressed the 74th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations today. In his remarks, he spoke of Uganda’s commitment to addressing global climate change and the crisis of biodiversity loss. 

"That's why Uganda is supporting a proposal at next year's Convention on Biological Diversity that takes bold steps to create a sustainable planet, including protecting at least 30 percent of our lands and generating significantly more funding from governments and the private sector to protect the nature on which our lives and our economies depend."

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Rwanda Reaffirms Commitment to 30x30

Convention on Biological Diversity

September 18, 2019
On behalf of the Republic of Rwanda, the Minister of Environment Vincent Biruta, reaffirmed the country’s commitment of a “comprehensive and ambitious Post-2020 biodiversity framework.” The country’s goals include the commitment to 30x30, helping protect 30 percent of the planet’s land and ocean by 2030.

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Protecting 30 Percent of the Planet by 2030 Requires Strong Country Leadership

Campaign For Nature

September 6, 2019
Last week marked a significant step for protecting biodiversity around the world. Lead negotiators from over 100 countries convened in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss a global strategy to protect nature and wildlife. Over the next 12 months it will be important to work towards an ambitious deal of protecting 30 percent of the planet by 2030 in Kunming, China.

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