Nearly 200 countries, including the United States, have pledged to protect at least 30 percent of the planet’s land and oceans by the end of the decade, a move scientists believe is essential to tackle climate change. Mayor Lauren McLean (D) of Boise, Idaho, and Enric Sala, National Geographic explorer in residence and National Geographic Pristine Seas founder, join Washington Post Live for a conversation about global efforts to protect the world’s lands and oceans as part of our ongoing series, “This is Climate.”
Boise, Idaho, Mayor Lauren McLean (D)
Founder, National Geographic Pristine Seas & Explorer in Residence, National Geographic
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Mapping the Future of Conservation and Growth
In a segment presented by Esri, President and Founder Jack Dangermond addresses conservation, the 30x30 initiative to protect 30 percent of critical land and waters by 2030, and how geospatial technology can help identify areas with the greatest need, empowering stakeholders to accelerate action and ensure sustainable impacts. Dangermond discusses how approaching these global issues requires a deep understanding of the relationship of environmental and human-made systems.
President & Founder, Esri