News tagged with convention on biological diversity

The broken biodiversity promise

Back in 2002, world leaders gathered for the Convention on Biological Diversity and made a promise to slow the rate of biodiversity loss around the globe by 2010. However, a new analysis using the Convention's ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Ecology
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Ministers near deal for new environment funds

More than 80 environment ministers gathered in India on Thursday inched towards a global deal to increase the amount of cash set aside to protect the natural environment, delegates told AFP.

dateOct 18, 2012 in Ecology
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Ministers meet for crunch biodiversity talks

More than 70 environment ministers meet in India on Wednesday for key talks on halting the depletion of Earth's natural resources, under pressure to put up money to match their political pledges.

dateOct 17, 2012 in Ecology
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