Ahmed Djoghlaf says nations risk economic collapse and loss of culture if it does not protect the natural world
By John Vidal, environment editor guardian.co.uk, Monday 16 August 2010 17.21 BST
Industrialisation, population growth, the spread of cities and farms and climate change are all now threatening the fundamentals of life itself, said Djoghlaf, in London before a key UN meeting where governments are expected to sign up to a more ambitious agreement to protect nature.
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