Macron announces environmental measures after shock UN report

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a series of environmental measures measures, including increasing the size of protected natural areas on land and at sea, limiting sales of arable land for construction projects and reaffirming France's goal of reducing the use of chemical pesticedes by 50% between now and 2025, after a meeting in Paris with experts who produced a UN report warning one million species in the world are on the brink of extinction.

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French President Emmanuel Macron has announced initiatives to protect biodiversity and the environment, following the publication of landmark UN report on the state of the natural world, reports FRANCE 24.