CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Racial inequality and flooding, tropical forest loss, extinction acceleration: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 9, 2020
In case you missed it: Increased flooding disproportionately impacts communities with high Black populations, a new report found that tropical forest destruction increased in 2019 and recent research revealed that more species may go extinct within the next 20 years than those lost over the...
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Poaching, deforestation reportedly on the rise since COVID-19 lockdowns

By Kiley Price

April 30, 2020
Poaching and deforestation in the tropics have increased since COVID-19 restrictions went into effect around the world, according to recent reports from Conservation International field offices.
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Traditional forestry, avian alarms, pandemic food waste: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

April 27, 2020
In case you missed it: A traditional farming technique is supporting reforestation in the Amazon, a small bird with a piercing call could help save rhinos from poachers in Africa and decaying food waste could release massive amounts of greenhouse gases.
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2019 in review: The Amazon burned. What happened — and what happens now?

By Kiley Price

December 19, 2019
This month, Conservation News is revisiting some of the most interesting and significant stories and issues we covered in 2019.
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This holiday, give gifts that give back to nature

By Kiley Price

November 27, 2019
Here the 6 top picks from Conservation International's 2019 holiday gift guide.
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