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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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A message from our CEO

By M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.

June 2, 2020
A message from our CEO, Dr. M. Sanjayan.
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Dying forests, shifting farms, planting 1 trillion trees: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 1, 2020
In case you missed it: New research shows that old trees are dying at a rapid rate around the world, scientists stress the importance of keeping existing forests standing to end the climate crisis and the changing climate could disrupt growing conditions for corn and soybeans in the Midwest.
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Coronavirus chaos, coal collapse, permafrost thaw: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 27, 2020
In case you missed it: Conservation International’s Executive Vice President urges countries to strengthen protections for nature during coronavirus lockdowns, the U.S. is projected to generate more electricity from renewable power than from coal for the first time and thawing permafrost could...
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Pandemic crippling small-scale fishing worldwide, study finds

By Kiley Price

May 26, 2020
Conservation News spoke to Conservation International’s Dr. Elena Finkbeiner, about her new paper that analyzes the impact of COVID-19 on small-scale fisheries — and what must happen to pave the road to recovery.
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