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New York, Nov 17(Just Earth News): Efforts to stem the spread of antimicrobial resistant pathogens on farms and in food systems are gaining strength, thanks to strong backing by governments and technical support from the United Nations to boost national capacities, the Organization's food security and health agencies reported Friday.

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Can sheep recognise human faces? Study says yes

London, Nov 8 (JEN): A new study published in the Royal Society journal Open Biology has suggested that sheep can recognise human faces.

Wildlife conservation, sustainable development in spotlight at UN-backed conference

New York, Oct 23(Just Earth News): Unless the international community integrates wildlife conservation with sustainable development, it will not be able to protect the remaining animal speci ...

New UN-led partnership to help curb unsustainable wildlife hunting, protect biodiversity

New York, Oct 11(Just Earth News): To help African, Caribbean and Pacific countries stop unsustainable wildlife hunting, conserve natural heritage and strengthen people's livelihoods and foo ...

Join global treaty to root out the scourge of illegal fishing, urges UN food security agency

New York, Oct 6(Just Earth News): Calling for strengthening the fight against illegal fishing, the United Nations food security agency has urged all countries to join a landmark global treat ...

UN joins international community to salute park rangers' dedication and commitment

New York, July 31(Just Earth News): Park rangers across the world face increasing challenges and risks due to a surge in poaching and illicit trafficking in wildlife, the head of the United ...

UN agency develops new guidelines to help countries better monitor forest resources

New York, July 27(Just Earth News): The United Nations agriculture agency has created new guidelines to help countries develop a strong mechanism to monitor national forest resources.

Countries signed to UN-brokered illegal fishing treaty meet for first time

New York, May 30 (Just Earth News): For the first time since a United Nations-brokered treaty to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing went into force, the countries that en ...

UN risk reduction forum in Cancun closes with call to harness data

New York, May 27(Just Earth News): We can't change nature, but we can be prepared if we have the right information – that was the message from a major United Nations conference on risk red ...

On Day for Biological Diversity, UN says tourists must protect nature that draws them

New York, May 22(Just Earth News): Tourism must not undermine the nature that attracts tourists in the first place, said the head of the United Nations-backed treaty on biological diversity, ...