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Managing genetic diversity ‘essential’ for species to adapt to climate change

The massive Australian wildfires have scorched millions of acres in the country since July last year, and the country remains highly vulnerable to further natural disasters.

In an interview with UN News, Jennifer Pierson, Wildlife Program Leader at the Tidbinbilla Nature Park, told Julia Dean from our UN Information Centre in the Australian capital, how the park was evacuated.

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News in Brief 3 March 2020

  • Myanmar doing too little to ensure return of displaced Rohingya, says UN refugee agency chief
  • No country is free from child sexual abuse, exploitation, UN’s top rights forum hears
  • Bright sparks help UN South Sudan mission curb global warming
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News in Brief 02 March 2020

 - Seven UN agencies conduct cross-border mission to Idlib, Syria

- Syrians suffering 'unprecedented' levels of displacement: Commission of Inquiry

- Rights expert urges countries to repeal gender discriminatory laws

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Nature and wildlife, critical to our existence

It’s time that humankind realizes “that nature doesn’t exist for us”, the Head of the UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) office in New York has said, just ahead of World Wildlife Day.

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