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Disappearing beaches, flash droughts, Arctic light pollution: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 9, 2020
In case you missed it: The world's beaches are under threat due to climate change, rapidly onset "flash" droughts could hurt farming communities and a new study finds that artificial light disrupts fish behavior in the Arctic.
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Despite dire headlines, ‘it would be a mistake to write off tropical forests’

By Will Turner, Ph.D.

March 6, 2020
Despite dire headlines, tropical forests are still among our best allies to fight climate change, an expert explains.
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5 ways you can help save species from extinction

By Kiley Price

March 2, 2020
Conservation News tapped five Conservation International experts for their best tips to help wildlife, whether you're relaxing on vacation or going out to dinner.
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Faith and conservation, climate insurance, Alaskan ecosystems: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 2, 2020
In case you missed it: Islamic boarding schools are incorporating nature conservation into curriculums, insurance companies are raising prices for flood insurance as climate breakdown accelerates and rising temperatures are wreaking havoc on Alaskan ecosystems.
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Study: Protecting tropics could save half of species on brink

By Kiley Price

February 26, 2020
Conservation News spoke to the lead author of a groundbreaking new study that offers a solution to save more than half of the world's species that are at risk of extinction, while slowing climate change.
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