Global Safety Net Map Shows Where to Focus in Fight Against Climate Crisis

The Global Safety Net is an interactive map that shows us the areas we need to focus on to fight climate change and biodiversity loss.

'The idea here is to have this blueprint to start a big discussion,' explains researcher Manno Andrade França.

The system of maps estimates the amount of land that needs to be protected so that carbon dioxide can be absorbed from the atmosphere. It also calls for the restoration of land and ecosystems damaged by humans.

The Global Safety Net focuses on land inhabited by rare species, large mammals, high biodiversity, as well as intact wilderness areas.

'We are in the face of possibly the biggest crisis that we have ever faced.'

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