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Good morning, this is Michelle. In recent years, environmentalists have been busy getting countries to commit to safeguarding a part of the Earth’s ecosystem. Now that they have, what’s next?

We asked Kirsten Shuijt, the new director general of WWF, how she plans to rally the world’s largest conservation network into action.

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Kirsten Schuijt, director general of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in the organisation's headquarters in Gland, Switzerland. (Geneva Solutions/Michelle Langrand)

Challenging countries to deliver on biodiversity deal. Ten months into the job, WWF’s new boss Kirsten Shuijt speaks to Geneva Solutions about her conservation group’s two main priorities: save the world’s most important ecosystems and do so with the locals.

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Riot police ahead of an anti-government protest in Lima, Peru, 8 March 2023. (Geneva Solutions/Paula Dupraz-Dobias)

UN releases damning Peru report amid strained relations. The United Nations human rights office published on Thursday a much awaited report on the crackdown of anti-government protests in Peru, recommending that authorities uphold the human rights rights of demonstrators and ensure accountability for abuses. But the publication comes as relations between its office in Lima and Peruvian authorities are on edge.

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