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New York, Dec 20 (Just Earth News):Countries attending the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Mexico reached agreements on actions to integrate biodiversity in forestry, fisheries, agriculture, and tourism sectors and to achieve the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. more
Governments, businesses must integrate biodiversity into their practices to halt degradation, UN conference hears

New York, Dec 3 (Just Earth News): The UN Biodiversity Conference on Friday opened in Cancun, Mexico, with a call to governments and businesses to integrate biodiversity into their practices ...

On eve of major UN conference, alarms raised that efforts to halt biodiversity loss are lagging

New York, Dec 2 (Just Earth News): Time is running out to stop the global decline in biodiversity and protect ecosystems that are essential for the livelihoods and well-being of billions o ...

Landmark accord agreed on world's largest marine sanctuary for Antarctica's Ross Sea – UN

New York, Oct 28 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) welcomed a unanimous decision on Friday from the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Livin ...

World's oldest panda Jia Jia dies

Hong Kong, Oct 17 (Just Earth News: A giant panda Jia Jia has died at a theme park in Hong Kong, officials said.

UN-backed treaty concludes summit with ‘game changing’ outcomes for wildlife protection

New York, Oct 7(Just Earth News): The triennial conference of the parties to a United Nations-backed wildlife treaty concluded yesterday with actions that are expected to go a long way in en ...

UN agency launches action plan to tackle threat of 'superbugs'

New York, Sept 14 (Just Earth News): The United Nations agricultural agency on Wednesday released a new action plan to help countries combat the spread of antimicrobial resistance in their f ...

UN agricultural agency and USAID sign agreement to boost developing countries’ ability to track key data

New York, Sept 8 (Just Earth News): The United Nations agricultural agency on Wednesday signed a $15 million agreement with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) t ...

UN agriculture chief stresses role of healthy oceans as drivers of Africa’s prosperity

New York, Sept 2 (Just Earth News): Addressing an African ministerial conference, the head of the United Nations agricultural agency on Thursday stressed the need to mitigate the impacts of ...

UN combats spread of cattle disease in Europe through early-detection training

New York, Aug 15 (Just Earth News):The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today started a programme to train European laboratory staff on how to use nuclear-derived techniques to dete ...