CONSERVATION NEWS

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Notes from the field: Indigenous peoples protecting nature through tradition

By Kiley Price

April 29, 2020
Right now, around the world, the work of protecting nature and the climate is happening in the field — and achieving small triumphs that don’t make the news. Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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Traditional forestry, avian alarms, pandemic food waste: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

April 27, 2020
In case you missed it: A traditional farming technique is supporting reforestation in the Amazon, a small bird with a piercing call could help save rhinos from poachers in Africa and decaying food waste could release massive amounts of greenhouse gases.
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Tired of ‘writing obituaries for coral reefs,’ surfing scientists find new ways to save them

By Raul Quintana

April 23, 2020
A new study outlines the relatively small steps humanity can take to ensure coral reefs’ long-term protection and productivity.
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2020 was supposed to be the ‘super year for nature.’ What now?

By Kiley Price

April 22, 2020
As the pandemic continues, Conservation International climate experts offer the steps that countries and individuals must take to ensure that postponing climate conferences won’t mean postponing action.
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Conservationist: Protecting nature an ‘investment’ in our health

By Kiley Price

April 21, 2020
Conservation International's CEO explains the link between infectious diseases and the destruction of nature.
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