CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Extreme weather, plastic buildings, reef protection: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

August 31, 2020
In case you missed it: Extreme weather events fueled by climate breakdown are wreaking havoc across the United States, using plastic waste to create construction materials could curb global plastic pollution and the world’s largest coral reef system could receive a lifeline from the Australian...
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Conservation in pop culture: voices for nature, a binge-worthy docuseries and more

By Kiley Price

August 25, 2020
Here are a few shows, podcasts and more that can help bring nature to life for you, wherever you are.
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Nature and racism, prairie powerhouses, Arctic drilling: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

August 24, 2020
In case you missed it: Low-income communities of color in urban areas experience higher temperatures due to a lack of fresh water and green space, protecting prairies in the United States could help slow climate breakdown and a recent political decision could drive the destruction of the largest...
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5 ways you can help protect the ocean — in and out of the water

By Edgardo Ochoa

August 20, 2020
You can help prevent an even more plastic-infested future for our oceans. Here are 5 tips to get you started from Conservation International's diving guru.
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Malaria surge, eco-friendly concrete, Indigenous territories: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

August 17, 2020
In case you missed it: Deforestation driven by mining has caused a spike in malaria throughout Brazil's Indigenous lands, a new eco-friendly concrete could help slow climate change and minimize the impact of coastal development on marine life, and granting land rights to Indigenous peoples is...
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