Nagoya biodiversity talks continue into the night

Ministers and government officials meeting in Nagoya, Japan to hammer out a new strategy for tackling biodiversity loss between 2011 and 2020 were still negotiating late into the night as ENDS went to press on Friday, but a deal looked reachable by the morning.

Agreement has been reached on sixteen of the summit's 20 strategic goals, including a target to integrate biodiversity value into national accounting systems by 2020 and an agreement to eliminate subsidies harmful to biodiversity.

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