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Each day the CBD Secretariat conducts a global Internet search for relevant news stories. The following stories collected over the last seven days relate to agriculture and biodiversity.

19 January 2015

BBC News, 2015-01-19
The trade in bees used for honey or to pollinate crops could have a devastating impact on wild bees and other insects, say scientists.
Zambia Daily Mail, 2015-01-19
DOREEN NAWA, Lusaka: SHE grew up knowing that the rains start on October 24, the day Zambia got independence from colonial rule, or a week later.
UN News Centre, 2015-01-19
19 January 2015 – Knowledge of agricultural genetic resources needs to grow more quickly because of the critical role they have to play in feeding the world as climate change advances faster than expected, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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