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Venue and year of Earth Summit on conservation of biodiversity was

A

South Africa, 2002

B

Rio de Jeneiro, 1992

C

Johannesberg, 2004

D

Stockholm, 1994

E

Ramsar, 1974

Answer

The Earth Summit of Rio de Janeiro, also known as the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), was held in Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992. It resulted in the Convention on Biodiversity, a multilateral treaty. Three major goals were addressed in this convention which included: conservation of biodiversity; sustainable use of its components; and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the genetic resources.
So, the correct answer is 'Rio de Janeiro, 1992'.

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