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Dying forests, shifting farms, planting 1 trillion trees: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 29, 2020
In case you missed it: New research shows that old trees are dying at a rapid rate around the world, scientists stress the importance of keeping existing forests standing to end the climate crisis and the changing climate could disrupt growing conditions for corn and soybeans in the Midwest.
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Coronavirus chaos, coal collapse, permafrost thaw: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 27, 2020
In case you missed it: Conservation International’s Executive Vice President urges countries to strengthen protections for nature during coronavirus lockdowns, the U.S. is projected to generate more electricity from renewable power than from coal for the first time and thawing permafrost could...
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Pandemic crippling small-scale fishing worldwide, study finds

By Kiley Price

May 26, 2020
Conservation News spoke to Conservation International’s Dr. Elena Finkbeiner, about her new paper that analyzes the impact of COVID-19 on small-scale fisheries — and what must happen to pave the road to recovery.
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Quarantine reading list: nature edition

By Kiley Price

May 21, 2020
Like many during self-isolation, Conservation International staff are passing time with their favorite books. Here are the six titles they can't put down.
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Tsunami threats, heat-tolerant corals, COVID-19 and plastic: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 18, 2020
In case you missed it: A melting glacier could trigger one of the most devastating tsunamis in Alaska’s history, heat-tolerant algae could help save the world’s coral reefs, and countries and businesses are rolling back their commitments to reduce plastic consumption.
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