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CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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Arctic drilling, shipping solutions, innovative irrigation: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

December 23, 2019
In case you missed it: Goldman Sachs is no longer financing new Arctic drilling projects, a new research initiative could help reduce carbon emissions by the shipping industry and an irrigation project is helping build peace in Darfur.
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Coral concerts, fragmented forests, Arctic warming: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

December 9, 2019
In case you missed it: Fish are attracted to the sounds of healthy coral reefs, fragmented forests are hurting wildlife and polar ice caps are melting at a faster rate than previously anticipated.
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