A fifth of countries worldwide at risk from ecosystem collapse as biodiversity declines, reveals pioneering Swiss Re index

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Catégorie : Politiques & Réglementations
Date :30 octobre 2020
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Swiss Re Institute – Report
39 countries have ecosystems in a fragile state on more than a third of their land – Malta, Israel, Cyprus, Bahrain and Kazakhstan have the lowest Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (BES) ranking. 55% of global GDP depends on high-functioning BES. Major economies in Southeast Asia, Europe and the US exposed to BES decline. Swiss Re Institute BES Index enables businesses and governments to factor in biodiversity and ecosystem issues into economic decision-making.