Don’t dilute the term Nature Positive

08 August 2022

Nature Ecology and Evolution

E. J. Milner-Gulland

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The term ‘Nature Positive’ is becoming common currency in discourses around biodiversity conservation, particularly at the intersection with actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Many businesses have expressed interest in becoming Nature Positive (at the latest count 153 have signed up at the business-focused site, including some major multinationals), and governments and multilateral organizations are increasingly using the term.