Wednesday, 3 April 2013

United Nations Calls Canada's Pullout From Drought Convention 'Regrettable'

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The United Nations says it's 'regrettable' that the Government of Canada is withdrawing from the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), the only legally binding instrument that addresses desertification, land degradation and drought. Details here.

Related story: Desertification Too Important For Canada To Ignore - Suzuki

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