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Meet a scientist: To adapt to climate change, this expert looks to nature

By Will McCarry

September 29, 2021
Conservation News spoke with Conservation international's Giacomo Fedele about the ways in which communities are adapting to rising temperatures on their own terms and how he manages to stay optimistic despite an uncertain climate future.
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Climate Week: Action must match 'urgency of the crisis'

By Kiley Price

September 28, 2021
Here are three key takeaways from Climate Week in New York.
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Sea otters help take a bite out of climate change: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 27, 2021
In case you missed it: Sea otters could help cut greenhouse gas emissions, extreme weather is forcing Guatemalan farmers to seek new land and hungry goats could help prepare land for fire season.
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Climate, biodiversity fight gets $5B shot in the arm

By Kiley Price

September 22, 2021
In an announcement today at New York Climate Week, nine philanthropic organizations pledged US$ 5 billion over the next decade to support the creation and expansion of protected areas, sustainable management of the world’s oceans and Indigenous-led conservation.
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Potty-training cows to curb climate change: 3 stories you may have missed

By Will McCarry

September 20, 2021
In case you missed it: Bovine potty-training technology could help curb harmful greenhouse gases, extreme weather is leading to more contact between people and animals, and scientists say sprinkling fields with rock dust could make agriculture more climate-friendly.
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