Information for G00431
Meeting the MDGs - Is Conservation Relevant?
Achieving the goal of liberating half the world’s poor from their poverty by 2015 will either mark the true beginning of sustainability or the end of biodiversity at the hands of best-intentioned policies. Getting back on track and making progress world-wide against the full set of goals and targets by 2015 is clearly going to require significant extra effort, from conventional and non-conventional sources. Can conservation play a role in this effort?