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To prevent pandemics, new plan must invest in nature: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

April 12, 2021
In case you missed it: Protecting nature is key to preventing future pandemics, underwater odors could provide hints to healthier coral reefs, and lightning storms may fuel climate change in the Arctic.
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Nature meets culture: A whale’s world, a cure for climate fatigue and more

By Kiley Price

March 4, 2021
In an age of lockdowns and social distancing, connecting with nature is not easy for most. With that in mind, here are a few shows, podcasts and more that can help bring nature to life for you, wherever you are.
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Record-breaking heat, coronavirus waste, new species: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 30, 2020
In case you missed it: The Russian Arctic recently experienced its hottest day ever recorded, discarded COVID-19 protective gear is polluting the world’s oceans and researchers recently uncovered two new monkey species in Southeast Asia.
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Coronavirus chaos, coal collapse, permafrost thaw: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 27, 2020
In case you missed it: Conservation International’s Executive Vice President urges countries to strengthen protections for nature during coronavirus lockdowns, the U.S. is projected to generate more electricity from renewable power than from coal for the first time and thawing permafrost could...
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Disappearing beaches, flash droughts, Arctic light pollution: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 9, 2020
In case you missed it: The world's beaches are under threat due to climate change, rapidly onset "flash" droughts could hurt farming communities and a new study finds that artificial light disrupts fish behavior in the Arctic.
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