Historic treaty on biodiversity

UN convention in Japan spurs delegates to agree on how best to save endangered species and habitats.

    " /> " allowfullscreen="true">

    Participants from nearly 200 countries have hammered out an agreement in the closing hours of the UN Convention on Biodiversity in Japan.

    The treaty is significant in terms of a consensus among participating nations on how best to share and manage the benefits derived from the world's genetic resources.

    Details remain scarce but the accord may include a fund for developing nations, to compensate them for the cost of protecting their biological diversity.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

    Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

    Russian and Syrian presidents meet to discuss strategy against 'terrorism' and political settlement options.

    What is behind the covert Israeli-Saudi relations?

    What is behind the covert Israeli-Saudi relations?

    Analysts say that the recent covert ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia are due to a new regional paradigm.

    Is Saudi Arabia becoming a danger to the region?

    Is Saudi Arabia becoming a danger to the region?

    We talk to US Congressman Ro Khanna about power politics and debate Mohammed bin Salman's new strategy for the Kingdom.