CONSERVATION NEWS

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Climate Week commitments, beaver firefighters, carbon pledges: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 28, 2020
In case you missed it: Businesses are stepping up as climate leaders by curbing greenhouse gas emissions, one rodent can have a profound impact on ecosystems affected by wildfires and the world’s largest emitter just committed to carbon neutrality by 2060.
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Climate Week: The climate solution in your cup

By Kiley Price

September 25, 2020
This year, at New York Climate Week, one conservationist offered a climate-friendly solution to producing one of the world’s favorite crops: coffee.
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Study maps climate potential of letting forests be

By Kiley Price

September 23, 2020
Restoring tropical forest cover might offer an even bigger climate opportunity than previously thought, a new study finds.
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Coffee rust, climate exodus, green recovery: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 21, 2020
In case you missed it: Coffee crops are experiencing their own pandemic, the impacts of climate change could force millions of people across the United States to relocate, and cities in the U.S. are investing in green infrastructure to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
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‘Pandemic era,’ California fires, Alaskan reef collapse: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 16, 2020
In case you missed it: White House coronavirus advisor Anthony Fauci warns that destroying nature could cause future pandemics, the fires raging through California have triggered a cascade of negative impacts and sea urchins are wreaking havoc on Alaskan kelp forests and reefs.
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