Understanding Biodiversity : Luxury as a force for nature

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"We are facing the next great extinction event. The oceans are polluted. The climate is changing. Three quarters of land and two thirds of the marine environment have been fundamentally altered by humans. A quarter of species are at risk of extinction.1 Many of the services from the natural world on which business and communities rely – called ecosystem services – have been compromised. The earth’s systems are reaching a tipping point beyond which business as usual will no longer be an option."