Wall Street urged to back Indigenous peoples as protectors of forests and oceans

By Peyton Fleming
October 5, 2023

• Global Biodiversity Framework to protect 30% of land and oceans by 2030 a key focus at Climate Week New York
• Saw launch of the Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosure, Nature Action 100, and Forest Investor Club
• Finance needed to flow to Indigenous groups, who manage half of the world’s lands and protect 80% of global biodiversity, but receive less than 1% of international climate finance
• The Hinemoana Halo Ocean blue carbon project to support Indigenous groups in New Zealand to use traditional ocean customs and practices

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