CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Piraputangas with view above water
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Freshwater fish decline, Indigenous folklore, plastic plight: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

August 3, 2020
In case you missed it: Migratory freshwater fish are dying off due to human activities such as overfishing and dam development, traditional knowledge of Indigenous peoples in the Philippines is helping to protect the country’s wildlife and plastic pollution in the ocean is projected to triple over...
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Conservation in pop culture: a climate justice podcast, opera for plants and more

By Kiley Price

July 29, 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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Climate migration, reef shark decline, global warming risks: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 27, 2020
In case you missed it: Millions of people are likely to flee their homes to escape the impacts of climate change in the next century, new research shows that reef shark populations are declining and a recent study found that the best-case scenario of planetary warming will no longer be possible if...
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3 ways to prevent the next pandemic with nature, according to science

By Kiley Price

July 23, 2020
A new study published today in Science outlines a groundbreaking plan to decrease the risk of future pandemics by 27 percent or more — with a 10-year investment that is 50 times less than the cost of coronavirus response efforts to date.
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Yellowstone wolves, policy rollbacks, snail trafficking: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 20, 2020
In case you missed it: Wolves in Yellowstone National Park are helping to create more resilient elk populations, changes to one of the United States’ most important conservation laws could increase greenhouse gas emissions and disrupt wildlife habitats, and the illegal wildlife trade is driving the...
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