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WHO and partners urge countries to halt sales of wild mammals at food markets

The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners have called for countries to suspend sales of live wild mammals in traditional food markets, also known as “wet markets”, in efforts to prevent the emergence of new deadly diseases, such as COVID-19. 

UN deputy chief see first-hand toll of climate change on Zimbabwe’s natural habitat

Alongside the human population, Africa’s animals are suffering greatly from the effects of climate change, which United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed saw first-hand on Sunday in Zimbabwe.

Combating illegal fishing, hunger key FAO goals

An upcoming UN conference on oceans should see countries committing to fight illegal and unregulated fishing, according to a top official with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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