CONSERVATION NEWS

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Study: Climate breakdown is moving the farming frontier

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 12, 2020
A new study finds that as climate change forces agriculture to higher altitude areas such as Russia and Canada, there is potential to release 177 gigatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere — the equivalent of over a century of U.S. carbon emissions.
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New UN climate report is bleak, but there's a solution: trees

By Kiley Price

August 8, 2019
The UN report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns of detrimental environmental consequences if land use management does not become more sustainable.
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A shortage of beer and fries? Climate change hits Europe where it hurts

By Olivia DeSmit

October 10, 2018
Europe may have a shortage of beer and fries due to climate change.
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The buzz on climate change: It’s bad for bees

By Leah Duran

August 19, 2017
Here’s a look at the impact climate change is having on these critically-important animals.
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5 myths about farmed seafood

By Leah Duran

August 17, 2017
To feed a growing population without further depleting our oceans, farmed seafood will be crucial.
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