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United Nations Task Force on Environmental Sustainability

The United Nations Millennium Project was established by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to recommend ways of achieving a target to reduce the number of people living in poverty before 2015. The project is divided into 10 task forces, and led by Jeffrey Sachs, a special advisor to Annan and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Task Force 6 is responsible for environmental sustainability, which includes biodiversity conservation.