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New NASA maps will help Liberia chart course for a sustainable future

By Kiley Price

March 17, 2021
In partnership with Conservation International and NASA, the government of Liberia recently mapped the country’s diverse ecosystems — from lush forests to coastal mangroves — and analyzed how they have changed over time.
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Without Indigenous participation, climate goals will ‘sink’: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 16, 2021
In case you missed it: Climate change and human activities threaten to submerge coastal cities, experts agree that Indigenous peoples must have more opportunities for participation in decision-making processes at global environmental negotiations, and heat and humidity in the tropics could soon...
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Study: Too often, COVID recovery comes at nature’s expense

By Kiley Price

March 11, 2021
A new study found that more countries undermined rather than supported nature in decisions made after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as their national pandemic recovery policies.
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Don’t ‘overthink’ carbon removal: 3 stories you may have missed

By Bruno Vander Velde

March 9, 2021
In case you missed it: Newly proposed legislation could help limit imports that fuel illegal deforestation around the world, a political philosopher shares his thoughts on carbon removal and a new report finds that freshwater ecosystems are increasingly threatened.
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Nature meets culture: A whale’s world, a cure for climate fatigue and more

By Kiley Price

March 4, 2021
In an age of lockdowns and social distancing, connecting with nature is not easy for most. With that in mind, here are a few shows, podcasts and more that can help bring nature to life for you, wherever you are.
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