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How Can Municipalities Protect Biodiversity And Engage In Conservation?

15 / 03 / 2018, CBD

Municipalities often find themselves struggling to reconcile numerous conflicting interests when it comes to the balancing conservation and urban growth. As the world's biodiversity increasingly comes under threat, including from urban expansion into natural areas, municipalities are recognizing that they have an important role to play in conserving and preserving threatened species and the habitat in which they exist. Municipal responses can be particularly important when other provincial or federal responses are inadequate.

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