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UN biodiversity summit could move from China due to coronavirus

Environment 28 February 2020 By Adam Vaughan Kunming, China was set to host a major UN biodiversity summit – but that may change due to the coronavirus outbreakjun xu/GettyA major United Nations biodiversity summit set for October could be moved from China because of the coronavirus outbreak, New Scientist has been told. The Convention on…



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28 February 2020

By Adam Vaughan

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Kunming, China was set to host a major UN biodiversity summit – but that may change due to the coronavirus outbreak

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A major United Nations biodiversity summit set for October could be moved from China because of the coronavirus outbreak, New Scientist has been told.

The Convention on Biological Diversity “COP15” conference was due to be held in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, to negotiate targets to stop the loss of animals and plants globally. China’s role as host has been hailed as a chance for the country to showcase some of the solutions to biodiversity …

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