Q. With reference to “30×30 target” seen in the news recently, consider the following statements:
1.It refers to protecting 30 percent of the world’s terrestrial and marine habitats by 2030.
2.Countries are individually required to achieve this target.
3.It is more ambitious target than the Aichi Target.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. 30×30 target refers to protecting 30 percent of the world’s terrestrial and marine habitats by 2030. It is more ambitious than its predecessor Aichi Target which aimed for the protection of 17% of land and 10% of coastal and marine areas.

Statement 2 is incorrect. Countries are not required to achieve 30×30 target individually.

Source: ORF