COP15: Crucial UN biodiversity talks pushed into 2022 amid Covid-19 concerns

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Vertebrate species have fallen by an average of 68 per cent between 1970 and 2016, according to WWF
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Vertebrate species have fallen by an average of 68 per cent between 1970 and 2016, according to WWF

China and UN confirm plans to split key negotiations for potential global treaty for biodiversity into two parts, with virtual talks set for October followed by in-person meeting next year

Crucial UN biodiversity talks in Kunming, China, have been in effect delayed for a third time over Covid-19 concerns, with government delegations now scheduled to continue thrashing out the terms of a...

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