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NAGOYA, Japan (AFP) ' A historic global treaty to protect the world's forests, coral reefs and other threatened ecosystems within 10 years was sealed at a UN summit on Saturday. Rich and poor nations agreed to take 'effective and urgent' action to curb the destruction of nature in an effort to halt the loss of the world's biodiversity on which human survival depends.

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