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CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Meet a scientist: the community connector

By Kiley Price

December 3, 2020
Patricia Dunne is the director of applied social science at Conservation International, where she works to amplify the voices of some of conservation’s most critical allies: local communities.
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Bovine seaweed snacks, rising seas, marmot comeback: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

December 1, 2020
In case you missed it: Seaweed could help curb methane emissions from livestock, a new index found that social inequality could exacerbate the impacts of natural disasters and Canada’s most endangered mammal is bouncing back from the edge of extinction.
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Tiny, remote islands make huge waves for marine conservation

By Kiley Price

November 25, 2020
The government of Tristan da Cunha — the most remote inhabited islands in the world — committed to protecting 90 percent of its territory’s waters, creating the largest marine protected area in the Atlantic.
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Indigenous language loss, thawing ice, protected area risks: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

November 24, 2020
In case you missed it: Indigenous communities fear that their traditional languages will be lost forever as elders fall victim to COVID-19, melting ice is increasing the risks associated with winter activities and protected areas could be at risk due to climate change.
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6 holiday gifts that give back to nature

By Kiley Price

November 23, 2020
Conservation International’s 2020 gift guide offers a range of items that you can feel good about giving — meaningful ideas that support nature. Here are some of the top picks from our newest partners.
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