CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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As humanity misses wildlife targets, ‘time is now’ to reverse course

By Kiley Price

September 15, 2020
Humanity is falling short on its commitments to protect wildlife, a new report finds, outlining urgent steps needed to stave off environmental collapse.
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In high seas, scientists see a lifeline for coral reefs

By Kiley Price

September 14, 2020
Coral reefs on the high seas could offer a lifeline for the world's dying reefs, a new study finds.
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New science: detrimental dams, fishery fears, protection rollbacks

By Kiley Price

September 10, 2020
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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Fungal fashion, manta discoveries, plastic in Africa: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 8, 2020
In case you missed it: Fabric derived from fungus could help reduce the fashion industry's carbon footprint, scientists may have discovered a manta ray nursery off the coast of South Florida and the oil industry is shifting its focus to plastic production in Africa.
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In Galápagos, novel conservation approach finds ‘sweet spot’ between production, protection

By Scott Henderson

September 2, 2020
A Conservation International expert explains how an integrated approach to protection and production could help humanity transform how we manage the lands and seas we depend on.
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