CONSERVATION NEWS

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‘Murder hornets,’ extreme heat, indigenous expertise: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 11, 2020
In case you missed it: "Murder hornets" could decimate bee populations in North America, a new study projects that billions of people could live in areas with "unsuitably hot" conditions by 2070 and the former president of Colombia urges humanity to listen to indigenous peoples for effective...
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On the set of "My Africa," a virtual reality film set in Northern Kenya.
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Conservation in pop culture: a virtual safari, women trailblazers and more

By Kiley Price

May 6, 2020
Until self-quarantine ends, here are new shows, podcasts and more that can help bring nature to life for you, wherever you are.
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Study: ‘Green’ recovery proves better for climate, economies

By Kiley Price

May 5, 2020
As countries begin to ease COVID-19 restrictions, green stimulus policies could help economies recover while tackling climate change, a new study suggests.
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Climate and disease, economic recovery, green suburb: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 4, 2020
In case you missed it: A recent body of research suggests that the climate crisis could increase the frequency of animal-borne diseases, German Chancellor Angela Merkel advises countries to include climate action in their economic recovery plans and a suburb in Costa Rica is minimizing its impact...
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Poaching, deforestation reportedly on the rise since COVID-19 lockdowns

By Kiley Price

April 30, 2020
Poaching and deforestation in the tropics have increased since COVID-19 restrictions went into effect around the world, according to recent reports from Conservation International field offices.
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