How Can Sport Help Restore And Protect Nature?
Whether a sport takes place on land, water, indoors or outdoors, it generates an impact on its environment. A new Sports for Nature report, published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), analyses sports’ impact and dependency on nature, and highlights the need for sports to adopt new practices which protect the natural world.
The report, produced by researchers at Loughborough University, reveals that while sport organisations are generally aware of their reliance on nature, and concerned about nature and biodiversity loss, they are unclear about what can be done to protect and preserve nature.
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