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Looking ahead: After lost year, urgency rises for climate, nature policy

By Kiley Price

February 11, 2021
With world leaders once again set to convene at a series of environmental negotiations later this year, two Conservation International climate experts spoke to Conservation News about the year ahead, and what has to happen.
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Water crisis, undercounting emissions, ocean noise pollution: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

February 8, 2021
In case you missed it: Poor city planning and climate change are causing a water crisis in India’s sixth-largest city, a new study suggests that urban areas across the United States are underreporting their emissions and noise pollution is increasingly harmful to fish and marine mammals.
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New report on carbon markets: What you need to know

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 3, 2021
The market for carbon offsets must be scaled up globally to make a sufficient dent in climate change, according to a new report that lays out a path toward a high-quality global carbon market.
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‘Carbon farming’ is in fashion: 3 stories you may have missed

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 2, 2021
In case you missed it: Regenerative farming methods could help make a dent in global greenhouse gas emissions, Gucci is vowing to fight climate change by protecting forests and a new alliance aims to improve the health of the world's freshwater fisheries.
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Report: Coffee companies pledge to tackle the bitter consequences of climate change

By Kiley Price

February 1, 2021
Freshly brewed, a new report on the future of sustainable coffee offers grounds for optimism.
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