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17th November 2023

Biodiversity, Climate change and Health Policy Report

A vital report linking up the ecological and climate crisis with healht.

Our two-part policy report describes the impacts of biodiversity loss on land and oceans for human health and puts forward recommendations to reduce biodiversity loss, restore nature, and achieve climate goals for the benefit of health.


  1. Protect, restore and regenerate nature and biodiversity in urban landscapes.
  2. Prioritise and promote plant-based and sustainably sourced food, limit waste and build resilience against food insecurity.
  3. Ensure delivery of the International Financial Commitments to support nature and biodiversity with regular monitoring and evaluation to demonstrate effectiveness. 
  4. End all subsidies, investments and new exploration for fossil fuels, while ensuring a just transition to renewable energy.
  5. Reduce plastic waste by banning the production and sale of unnecessary plastic items with simultaneous efforts to incentivise reusing, recycling, and the production and utilisation of alternate compostable materials.
  6. Increase knowledge and understanding of human and ecological risks caused by the presence of pharmaceutical products in water bodies.
  7. Strengthen international financial flows and capacity-building with inclusive decision-making to support and implement innovative multidisciplinary solutions to save marine ecosystems.