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Poaching, deforestation reportedly on the rise since COVID-19 lockdowns

By Kiley Price

April 30, 2020
Poaching and deforestation in the tropics have increased since COVID-19 restrictions went into effect around the world, according to recent reports from Conservation International field offices.
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Expert: To prevent pandemics like COVID-19, ‘take care of nature’

By Kiley Price

March 27, 2020
Conservation News spoke to renowned ecologist and Conservation International scientist Lee Hannah about how giving nature space could help curb future disease outbreaks.
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An open letter from our CEO, Dr. M. Sanjayan

By M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.

March 24, 2020
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Conservation International's CEO has an important message: We must continue to protect nature so that people and the planet thrive together.
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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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