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For billions without clean water, ‘wash your hands’ is complicated

By Kiley Price

June 17, 2020
Conservation News spoke with Conservation International’s Colleen Sorto about how when it comes to water and human health, where your water comes from can be just as important as how you use it.
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How are race, environment linked? Start here

By Kiley Price

June 16, 2020
A list of books, podcasts and more recommended by Conservation International staff that explores the link between race and the environment.
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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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