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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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Coffee farmers in Vilcaniza, Alto Mayo
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As pandemic pounded Peru, one region thrived on coffee, carbon

By Vanessa Bauza

April 9, 2021
Across Peru, the COVID-19 pandemic has left millions without jobs. But in the Alto Mayo Protected Forest, where the Amazon meets the Andes, coffee farmers were spared much of the economic devastation that gripped Peru’s cities and towns.
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An iceberg near Antarctica
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Coral-saving crabs, biodegradable plastic surge, iceberg collision: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

December 21, 2020
In case you missed it: A voracious crustacean helps restore seaweed-choked coral, a surge in biodegradable plastic threatens to further pollute oceans and rivers, and a massive ice melt endangers one of the world’s richest ecosystems.
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Trove of new species discovered in hidden Bolivian valley

By Kiley Price

December 14, 2020
On an expedition to Bolivia's Zongo Valley, a team of researchers recently discovered 20 species completely new to science, and rediscovered several species that had not been seen for decades.
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Kenya’s wildlife tourism, a casualty of COVID, gets a lifeline

By Kiley Price

November 19, 2020
The loss of tourism revenue in the Maasai Mara could spell trouble for the very species that tourists come to see. Now, wildlife conservancies are getting a lifeline.
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