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Nature is in freefall - because of the way we live. Knowingly or blindly, we too often treat natural resources as inexhaustible and expendable, while in reality, natural systems cannot replace resources as fast as we consume them. Deforestation, habitat destruction, and land conversion for agriculture, driven by the choices we make about how to use natural resources, have led to an average decline in global wildlife populations of 68% since 1970. The consequences for humanity may be fatal. Nature loss accelerates climate breakdown and increases the risk of emerging infectious diseases such as COVID-19. For our own survival, we must all change our behaviour in ways that help protect and restore nature and a living planet.