CONSERVATION NEWS

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An open letter from our CEO, Dr. M. Sanjayan

By M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.

March 24, 2020
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Conservation International's CEO has an important message: We must continue to protect nature so that people and the planet thrive together.
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Coronavirus causes, virtual protests, aviation carbon offsets: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 23, 2020
In case you missed it: Human activities that expand into nature could increase exposure to animal-borne illnesses, activists are using virtual protests to support climate action during the coronavirus pandemic and the U.N. will now allow airlines to purchase verified carbon offsets.
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To stop climate catastrophe, look to soil: study

By Kiley Price

March 18, 2020
Conservation News spoke to the co-author of a groundbreaking new study reports that the secret to sustainable agriculture lies in the soil — or more specifically, in the carbon stored in the soil.
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Curbing coronavirus, social distancing, flying hiatus: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 17, 2020
In case you missed it: Scientists agree that ending the global wildlife trade could help stem global disease outbreaks, self-imposed isolation in response to coronavirus could help individuals cut their carbon emissions and the recent decline in global air travel should spur individuals to reassess...
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If coronavirus halts climate convenings, ‘we must find other avenues for progress’

By Kiley Price

March 11, 2020
As the deadly coronavirus spreads, climate experts fear that it could derail many of the major global climate negotiations — but there is a silver lining.
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