Visualizing the Battle between Biodiversity and Cities
Eugenie Birch commends Richard Weller’s development of Atlas as a tool for achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals protecting biodiversity.
“What Richard has provided is really extraordinary, this interactive site that pinpoints the difficult spots, the places where we can direct global attention. This is a fabulous tool for understanding how to implement the Sustainable Development Goals, especially the one called ‘Life on Land,’ that refers directly to protecting biodiversity. Some 193 nations have endorsed the SDGs, now they have the Atlas as a roadmap for action around conservation. Our most urgent task is to publicize this resource.”
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