CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Pope’s plea, reef collapse, rewilding: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 19, 2020
In case you missed it: Pope Francis is imploring people to protect nature, the world’s largest coral reef is facing mass die-offs and restoring one-third of the Earth’s most degraded ecosystems is crucial to slowing climate change.
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Want to protect nature? Vote

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 15, 2020
Nature and science must be a top priority when people choose their leaders, implores a new short film released by Conservation International and voiced by the actor and conservationist Harrison Ford.
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Conservation in pop culture: fungal fashion, two-wheeled tourism and more

By Kiley Price

October 13, 2020
Here are a few shows, podcasts and more that can help bring nature to life for you, wherever you are.
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‘Earthshot Prize,’ Tasmanian devil return, Native American expertise: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 12, 2020
In case you missed it: The Duke of Cambridge just launched the biggest environmental prize ever created, Tasmanian devils could help rebalance Australian forest ecosystems and Indigenous fire management techniques could help prevent severe wildfires in California.
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Meet a scientist: the scuba specialist

By Kiley Price

October 7, 2020
Conservation News spoke to Conservation International's marine and diving safety officer, Edgardo Ochoa, about his shark encounters, the dangers of decompression sickness and his passion to prevent a plastic-filled future for the world’s oceans.
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