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High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People                                

11th October, 2021 ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

              

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Context:  India officially joined the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People, a group of more than 70 countries encouraging the adoption of the global goal to protect 30x30.

 

About High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People

  • HAC members currently include a mix of countries in the global north and south; European, Latin American, Africa and Asia countries are among the members.
  • India is the first of the BRICS bloc of major emerging economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) to join the HAC.
  • The global 30x30 goal is currently a centre piece of the treaty.
  • High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People, was initiated at the “One Planet Summit” in Paris in January 2021.
  • This coalition aims to promote an international agreement to protect at least 30 % the of world's land and ocean by 2030.

. https://www.pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1761855