At present, the speed of global species extinction is accelerating, and the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem degradation pose a major risk to human survival and development. The novel coronavirus pneumonia tells us that man and nature are the common destiny. We should make concerted efforts to protect and develop in the process of development, and build a harmonious and beautiful home for all things.
Four suggestions are put forward to build a harmonious and beautiful home for all things
1. Adhere to ecological civilization and enhance the power to build a beautiful world.
We should stand on the height of responsibility for human civilization, respect nature, comply with nature, protect nature, explore the road of harmonious coexistence between human and nature, promote the coordination and unity of economic development and ecological protection, and build a prosperous, clean and beautiful world.
2. Adhere to multilateralism and unite global environmental governance efforts.
We should firmly safeguard the international system with the United Nations as the core, safeguard the dignity and authority of international rules, and enhance the level of global environmental governance.
3. Maintain green development and cultivate high-quality economic vitality after epidemic.
We should take the way of nature to support the birth of all things, seek development opportunities from the protection of nature, and realize the win-win situation of ecological environment protection and high-quality economic development.
4. Enhance the sense of responsibility and improve the action ability to deal with environmental challenges.
We should adhere to the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, uphold fair and just benefit sharing, and take into account the concerns of developing countries in terms of capital, technology and capacity-building.
Share three experiences of China in biodiversity management and ecological civilization construction
From the traditional Chinese wisdom of Taoism following nature and the unity of nature and man, to the new development concept of innovation, coordination, green, openness and sharing, China has put the construction of ecological civilization in a prominent position, integrated into all aspects and the whole process of Chinas economic and social development, and strived to build the modernization of harmonious coexistence of human and nature.
2. China takes strong policy actions.
China adheres to the community of mountains, rivers, forests, fields, lakes and grasses, and cooperatively promotes biodiversity management. We should speed up the pace of national biodiversity protection legislation, delimit ecological protection red lines, establish a national park system, implement major biodiversity conservation projects, and enhance social participation and public awareness.
3. China actively participates in global environmental governance.
China has earnestly fulfilled its obligations under climate change, biodiversity and other environmental related treaties, and has completed the targets related to climate change and the establishment of nature reserves in 2020 ahead of schedule.
This paper summarizes Chinas great achievements in biodiversity management and ecological civilization construction
In the past 10 years, the growth area of forest resources has exceeded 70 million hectares, ranking first in the world.
For a long time and large-scale control of desertification and desertification, effective protection and restoration of wetlands, the collection and preservation of biogenetic resources ranks first in the world.
90% of the terrestrial ecosystem types and 85% of the key wildlife populations have been effectively protected.