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A Peruvian forest was vanishing. Coffee and community trust saved it

By Will McCarry

January 10, 2023
In the Alto Mayo Protected Forest in Peru, local farmers have partnered with Conservation International to produce sustainable coffee and halt deforestation. Since 2011, this partnership has helped deforestation decline by 59 percent.
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News spotlight: Could seaweed be our new big climate ally?

By Max Marcovitch

January 9, 2023
In case you missed it: A recent study reveals that underwater forests are much more prolific than previously thought — and may play a key role in stemming the climate crisis.
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News spotlight: New satellite offers view into nearly all of Earth’s waters

By Emma Cummings-Krueger

January 3, 2023
In case you missed it: As climate change drives sea level rise, and more extreme droughts and floods, understanding the world’s water patterns is increasingly important. Luckily, scientists are coming up with new ways to adapt. The latest: satellites.
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2022 in review: Nature gets a needed boost from historic deal

By Max Marcovitch

December 22, 2022
As 2022 draws to a close, Conservation News is revisiting some of our most significant stories of the year. At a time when nature is under siege — demanding more ambitious action — Conservation International’s scientists and experts helped accelerate conservation efforts around the globe.
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2022 in review: To protect our seas, scientists turn to innovative new solutions

By Will McCarry

December 21, 2022
As 2022 draws to a close, Conservation News is revisiting some of our most significant stories of the year. As experts warned that the time to turn the tide on marine protections is dwindling, conservationists and governments came together to advocate for oceans.
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