CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Study: Protecting tropics could save half of species on brink

By Kiley Price

February 26, 2020
Conservation News spoke to the lead author of a groundbreaking new study that offers a solution to save more than half of the world's species that are at risk of extinction, while slowing climate change.
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Sustainability expert to top execs: ‘We’ve got to figure out new ways of doing things’

By Kiley Price

February 11, 2020
At a recent conference, Conservation International's corporate sustainability expert advised executives on why protecting nature is good for business.
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2019 in review: Amid a biodiversity crisis, bright spots shone through

By Kiley Price

December 26, 2019
This month, Conservation News is revisiting some of the most interesting and significant stories and issues we covered in 2019.
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In wind-swept Andes, (sustainable) vicuña wool is good as gold

By Kiley Price

November 7, 2019
Find out how one woolly species is supporting conservation work and livelihoods for communities in Bolivia.
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‘Ecological SWAT team’ documents treasures from a lost city

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 20, 2019
A team of scientists completed a biological survey of the “White City” of Honduras, a recently discovered set of ancient ruins deep within the Mosquitia rainforest.
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