CONSERVATION NEWS

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‘Pandemic era,’ California fires, Alaskan reef collapse: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 16, 2020
In case you missed it: White House coronavirus advisor Anthony Fauci warns that destroying nature could cause future pandemics, the fires raging through California have triggered a cascade of negative impacts and sea urchins are wreaking havoc on Alaskan kelp forests and reefs.
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Tsunami threats, heat-tolerant corals, COVID-19 and plastic: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 18, 2020
In case you missed it: A melting glacier could trigger one of the most devastating tsunamis in Alaska’s history, heat-tolerant algae could help save the world’s coral reefs, and countries and businesses are rolling back their commitments to reduce plastic consumption.
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Faith and conservation, climate insurance, Alaskan ecosystems: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 2, 2020
In case you missed it: Islamic boarding schools are incorporating nature conservation into curriculums, insurance companies are raising prices for flood insurance as climate breakdown accelerates and rising temperatures are wreaking havoc on Alaskan ecosystems.
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