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Climate commitments, pangolin protection, disappearing mangroves: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 15, 2020
In case you missed it: Some countries are using the pandemic as an opportunity to push forward climate commitments, China announced that pangolin scales are not included in its 2020 approved list of traditional Chinese medicine and new research finds that the world’s mangroves could die out within...
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Racial inequality and flooding, tropical forest loss, extinction acceleration: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 9, 2020
In case you missed it: Increased flooding disproportionately impacts communities with high Black populations, a new report found that tropical forest destruction increased in 2019 and recent research revealed that more species may go extinct within the next 20 years than those lost over the...
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Big win for tuna fisheries nets renewed focus on human rights

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 8, 2020
Walmart, the world’s second-largest retailer, just notched a major win for sustainable seafood. Conservation News spoke to two Conservation International fisheries experts about what this could mean for the global fisheries industry.
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A ‘first aid kit’ for the world’s coral reefs?

By Raul Quintana

June 8, 2020
In new article for CNN, one of Conservation International's ocean experts offers a survival guide for the world's remaining coral reefs.
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Study: COVID-19 jeopardizing world’s protected areas

By Kiley Price

June 3, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is jeopardizing areas set aside to conserve nature, according to a study published yesterday.
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