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Wildlife trade ban, ocean restoration, future coronaviruses: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

April 6, 2020
In case you missed it: Countries could prevent future pandemics by ending the global wildlife trade, massive conservation efforts could restore the world’s oceans within the next 30 years and COVID-19 may be the first in a wave of animal-borne illnesses in coming years.
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What does COVID-19 have to do with nature? These 5 articles explain

By Kiley Price

April 1, 2020
Protecting nature will be critical to preventing future pandemics, some scientists say. With that in mind, here are five articles that explore the connection between nature and human health.
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Study: Protect these places — or face climate doom

By Kiley Price

March 31, 2020
To stop climate catastrophe, there are certain places on Earth that we simply cannot afford to destroy, according to new research by Conservation International scientists.
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Animal isolation, sustainable funds, COVID-19 and apes: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 30, 2020
In case you missed it: Many species are able to detect and avoid diseases within their populations, investments that support the environment may be more resilient to stock market changes and great apes could be vulnerable to COVID-19.
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Expert: To prevent pandemics like COVID-19, 'take care of nature'

By Kiley Price

March 27, 2020
Conservation News spoke to renowned ecologist and Conservation International scientist Lee Hannah about how giving nature space could help curb future disease outbreaks.
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