CONSERVATION NEWS

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Global risks, insect extinctions, baby shark trouble: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 19, 2021
In case you missed it: A new report found that climate change and pandemics pose extreme threats to the global economy, experts project a bleak future for insects and warming ocean temperatures could cause baby sharks to emerge from their eggs earlier.
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New science: restoring forests, coastal protection and more

By Kiley Price

January 14, 2021
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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Urban warming, platypus peril, climate costs: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 11, 2021
In case you missed it: Cities are trapping excess heat as global temperatures warm, platypuses are at risk of extinction and a new report found that natural disasters across the United States cost US$ 95 billion in damage last year.
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Conservation in pop culture: invasive species recipes, snares to sculptures and more

By Kiley Price

January 7, 2021
At a time of lockdowns and social distancing, connecting with nature is not easy for most. With that in mind, here are a few shows, art and more that can help bring you closer to nature, wherever you are.
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Saving whitebark pines, shark sanctuary, climate-resilient vineyard: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 5, 2021
In case you missed it: Conservationists are working to restore whitebark pine trees in the United States, the government of the Ivory Coast recently created the country’s first marine protected area and some winemakers in Bordeaux are testing out more heat-tolerant grapes to produce classic wines.
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