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Glossary - Convention on Biological Diversity

A global agreement to address all aspects of biological diversity: genetic resources, species, and ecosystems.

Its objectives are:

  • the conservation of biological diversity;
  • the sustainable use of its components;
  • the fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources.

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