Most Biodiverse Countries Spending the Least on Conservation, Study Finds
June 24, 2016 | Grantee Publications | Conservation & Sustainable Development
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Countries that contain most of the world’s species biodiversity are also spending the least on a per-person basis to protect these natural assets, according to a MacArthur-supported study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of Queensland. Countries near or in the tropics, where most of the world’s diversity is located, spent the least on biodiversity conservation. The report recommends engaging leadership of these countries and promoting conservation through existing social traits within cultures that do not currently prioritize conservation. 

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