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Study: Could the Amazon become ground zero for the world’s next pandemic?

By Kiley Price

March 24, 2021
If deforestation continues to accelerate, the Amazon could be at risk of becoming ground zero for the world’s next pandemic, according to a study published today.
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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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Climate Week: Youth, morality and the fate of the Amazon

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 24, 2019
Monday's Climate Week roundup: France commits US$ 100 million to a fund to protect the Amazon, religious leaders discuss the ethics of conservation and scientists declare a "planetary emergency."
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Voices of the Alto Mayo: ‘The forest gives me everything’

By Abdías Vásquez

March 27, 2018
Abdías Vásquez describes his life in the Alto Mayo and how it has changed since he signed a conservation agreement.
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3 things you didn’t know trees did for you

By Morgan Lynch

March 21, 2018
Here are three surprising benefits of forests
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