CONSERVATION NEWS

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‘Murder hornets,’ extreme heat, indigenous expertise: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 11, 2020
In case you missed it: "Murder hornets" could decimate bee populations in North America, a new study projects that billions of people could live in areas with "unsuitably hot" conditions by 2070 and the former president of Colombia urges humanity to listen to indigenous peoples for effective...
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To weather a changing climate, coffee needs bees, trees: study

By Allie Goldstein

September 11, 2017
Climate change is threatening coffee supplies just as global demand for it is at an all-time high. New research highlights how bees and forests factor into the equation.
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The buzz on climate change: It’s bad for bees

By Leah Duran

August 19, 2017
Here’s a look at the impact climate change is having on these critically important animals.
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7 Wild Species We Must Protect to Feed the World

By Molly Bergen

October 16, 2014
One more reason to be concerned about extinction trends? Everything you eat was once a wild species.
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In Samoa and Fiji, Natural Forests Help Limit Cyclone Damage

By David Emmett

March 21, 2013
Compared to mainland forests, Pacific Island forests are more finite, more fragile and vulnerable to damage, and — if lost — irreplaceable.
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