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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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In Galápagos, novel conservation approach finds ‘sweet spot’ between production, protection

By Scott Henderson

September 2, 2020
A Conservation International expert explains how an integrated approach to protection and production could help humanity transform how we manage the lands and seas we depend on.
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Notes from the field: Protection protocol and revitalizing grasslands

By Kiley Price

August 5, 2020
Here are two recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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