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➔ Natural resources support businesses, communities and economies but are rarely accounted for in company balance sheets or GDP calculations

➔ Emissions of greenhouse gases, especially toxic ground-level ozone and acid rain, are causing significant losses to biodiversity, much of which will add invisible costs to businesses and economies around the world

➔ Countries with the richest ecosystems will suffer these effects the most

➔ Reducing emissions of sulphur and sources of ozone as a priority in the energy, transport and agricultural sectors forms the basis of any plan for stemming these losses