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Jeff Bezos Vowed $2 billion for Nature Restoration

Marina Maletic

November 9, 2021
Jeff Bezos Vowed $2 billion for Nature Restoration

Bezos, the founder of Amazon, promised to invest $2 billion in restoring nature and transforming the food system.

The money will come from the Bezos Earth Fund, and it’s part of his promise to spend $10 billion fighting climate change by the end of the decade.

According to CNBC, Bezos made the promise at COP26 in Glasgow and said that 2021 is a critical year.

“Nature is beautiful but it is also fragile,” Bezos told delegates at the COP26 climate conference on Tuesday. "I was reminded of this in July when I went into space with Blue Origin. I was told seeing the earth from space changes the lens through which you view the world, but I was not prepared for just how much that would be true.”

Bezos also talked about how much CO2 forests and landscapes absorb and how people reverse this process when they destroy nature.

Earlier this year, the Bezos Earth Fund also pledged $1 billion in grants that focus on conservation efforts.

That amounts to $3 billion in pledges, which Bezos hopes will be a threefold nature agenda that will focus on conservation, food transformation, and restoration.

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