Sustainable, legal, and safe for human health


“Implies the harvesting, trade and use in a way and at a rate that does not lead to the long-term decline of biological diversity, thereby maintaining the potential to meet the needs and aspirations of present and future generations, respects international and national laws, is safe for human health, animal health and the environment (e.g. does not contribute to the spread of pathogens or invasive species)”.

CBD (2022) 1