CONSERVATION NEWS

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Coral-saving crabs, biodegradable plastic surge, iceberg collision: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

December 21, 2020
In case you missed it: A voracious crustacean helps restore seaweed-choked coral, a surge in biodegradable plastic threatens to further pollute oceans and rivers, and a massive ice melt endangers one of the world’s richest ecosystems.
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2020 in review: On climate, action fell short — but some efforts forged ahead

By Kiley Price

December 16, 2020
This month, Conservation News is revisiting some of the most interesting and significant stories and issues we covered in 2020.
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Climate action, humanity’s footprint, landmark forest support: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

December 15, 2020
In case you missed it: A climate expert shares three steps to slow climate change, the production of manufactured materials is outpacing the growth of living things on Earth, and more than one million people voiced their support for the European Union to enact a law that would limit deforestation...
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Trove of new species discovered in hidden Bolivian valley

By Kiley Price

December 14, 2020
On an expedition to Bolivia's Zongo Valley, a team of researchers recently discovered 20 species completely new to science, and rediscovered several species that had not been seen for decades.
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2020 in review: A pandemic infected millions. Nature can help prevent another one

By Kiley Price

December 9, 2020
This month, Conservation News is revisiting some of the most interesting and significant stories and issues we covered in 2020.
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