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BRUSSELS, February 26, Xinhua -- An European Union (EU) Action Plan has been adopted to tackle wildlife trafficking within the EU and to strengthen the bloc's role in the global fight against these illegal activities, the European Commission said in a press release on Friday.

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HARARE, February 18, Xinhua -- Close to 100 elephants were killed in Zimbabwe in 2015, with poachers increasingly turning to use of chemicals to kill the jumbos, a senior official has said.

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UNITED NATIONS, February 17, Xinhua -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday called on all world leaders to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change at a signature ceremony on April 22 in New York.

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LONDON, February 13, Xinhua -- The former home of the designer of the WWF's world-famous Chinese panda logo is to be opened to the public.

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A Second Life avatar faces the WWF logo in Conservation Island on this pictures provided 16 August 2007 by World Wildlife Fund. (AFP PHOTO/WWF File Photo)

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OTTAWA, February 12, Xinhua -- Canada, United States and Mexico signed a deal in Winnipeg, Canada, on Friday to tap into energy cooperation among the three countries, National Resources Canada said.

The Memorandum of Understanding on Climate Change and Energy Collaboration was signed at the North American Energy Ministers Meeting, which was hosted by Canada's Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr, with the attendance of United States Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Mexican Secretary of Energy Pedro Joaquin Coldwell.

"The Memorandum of Understanding we signed today reflects our governments' shared vision for a future where an expanding clean energy sector, a sustainable environment and a strong economy go hand in hand," said the Canadian minister.

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