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Gorillas in Rwanda
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Notes from the field: Forest drones, gorilla germs and more

By Kiley Price

October 21, 2021
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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A win for Indigenous-led conservation: 3 stories you may have missed

By Will McCarry

October 18, 2021
In case you missed it: The Biden administration has restored three federally protected areas that were severely downgraded by the Trump administration, climate-friendly grains could solve a perennial problem and giant sequoias are feeling the heat of climate change.
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China makes big move for biodiversity

By Kiley Price

October 13, 2021
The Chinese government on Tuesday pledged US$ 230 million in a new fund to support biodiversity conservation in developing countries, news media reported.
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Building a man-made coral rock sea wall is the best defense man has against erosion and rising sea levels.
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Indigenous rights matter: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

October 11, 2021
For Indigenous Peoples' Day, Conservation News is highlighting three stories covering Indigenous knowledge and expertise — and its importance for conservation.
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The ‘Lord God Bird’ is extinct: 3 stories you may have missed

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 5, 2021
In case you missed it: A devastating report underscores the accelerating rate of extinctions worldwide, China announced they would no longer finance new coal projects abroad and Americans’ views about climate change have shifted significantly in just the past six months.
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