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95. World Economic Forum: Nature Risk Rising

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The World Economic Forum published a report “Nature Risk Rising: Why the crisis engulfing nature matters for business and the economy” in January 2020. Five factors, including land use change, have contributed to 90% of natural loss over the last 50 years. All businesses depend directly or indirectly on natural capital and ecosystem services. Estimates show that more than half of the world's total GDP worth $44 trillion of economic value is dependent on nature and its services, and is therefore at risk from nature loss.

The full report is available at:

World Economic Forum. Nature Risk Rising: Why the Crisis Engulfing Nature Matters for Business and the Economy 


Contributor: IIYAMA Miyuki (Research Strategy Office)

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