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World’s island states blame richest countries for climate threats

By Amélie BOTTOLLIER-DEPOIS | AFP United Nations, United States (UPDATED) - Extremely vulnerable to climate change, not rich enough to stop it on their own,…
SourceSourceMay 27, 2024 Read More
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Celebrations as new biopiracy treaty agreed at UN

By Agnès PEDRERO | AFP Geneva, Switzerland - Representatives of Indigenous peoples celebrated Friday at the United Nations following the agreement of a treaty against…
SourceSourceMay 24, 2024 Read More
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Agreement reached at UN on biopiracy treaty

By Agnès PEDRERO | AFP Geneva, Switzerland - More than 190 nations agreed Friday on a new treaty to combat so-called biopiracy and regulate patents…
SourceSourceMay 24, 2024 Read More
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Uncertainty clouds UN talks on biopiracy treaty

By Agnès PEDRERO | AFP Geneva, Switzerland - UN talks to create a global treaty to combat biopiracy and the exploitation of genetic resources hung…
SourceSourceMay 23, 2024 Read More
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Small island states win key climate case in UN court

By Femke COLBORNE | AFP Berlin, Germany (UPDATED) - The UN maritime court on Tuesday ruled in favour of nine small island states who brought…
SourceSourceMay 21, 2024 Read More
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Demise of rangelands ‘severely underestimated’: report

By Nick Perry | AFP Paris, France - From camel drivers in the Sahara to nomads on the Mongolian steppe, traditional herders the world over…
SourceSourceMay 21, 2024 Read More
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Amazonian chief at UN to combat traditional knowledge piracy

By Agnès PEDRERO | AFP Geneva, Switzerland - The leader of the Brazilian Amazon's Huni Kui people remains hopeful that a planned United Nations treaty…
SourceSourceMay 14, 2024 Read More