• AFP-Jiji


Nations aiming to agree on a global plan to save the environment ended their first in-person meeting in two years Tuesday saying negotiations needed more time, as observers called for greater political momentum in the race to halt biodiversity loss.

Two weeks of talks in Geneva produced a draft biodiversity framework for living “in harmony with nature” by mid-century — with key milestones in 2030 — that will be adopted at the United Nations COP15 conference in China later this year.

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