By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Representatives from the European Union and 12 nations have joined an international treaty to share the Earth's genetics resources, the United Nations said late last week.

At a ceremony at UN Headquarters, the European countries signed the agreement to take steps to share the benefits of genetics resources in a "fair and equitable" way.

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