Biodiversity & Agriculture in the News

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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 December 2014

ABC News (Australia), 2014-12-19
Farmers have been anxiously awaiting the results of the review after having awaited a change in policy for the full term of the current New South Wales Government

17 December 2014, 2014-12-17
Agriculture is the primary driver of tropical deforestation.

16 December 2014

Reuters, 2014-12-16
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scientists should "re-wild" food crops by inserting lost genetic properties of ancient, edible plants in order to boost agricultural output for a growing population, a new study said.

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