It also seeks "fair and equitable sharing" of the benefits from natural genetic material, used in everything from medicines to new crop …
COP15: Everything you need to know from the global biodiversity summit
The U.N. summit kicks off in Montreal, Canada this week. About 195 countries aim to finalise a new global agreement to halt and reverse nature loss by mid-century. Here's what you can expect from the summit and what it aims to achieve.