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Agriculture industry to face biodiversity lawsuits, warns ClientEarth

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The global rate of species extinction is accelerating, putting 1mn species at risk of extinction within decades, according to ClientEarth (Photo: Elliot Connor/Pexels)

The acceleration of biodiversity loss exposes companies and investors in the food system to litigation risk, according to a new study

Companies in the agriculture and seafood industries are vulnerable to lawsuits linked to biodiversity loss owing to their land and sea use, overexploitation of species and pollution, ...

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