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‘Pandemic era,’ California fires, Alaskan reef collapse: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 16, 2020
In case you missed it: White House coronavirus advisor Anthony Fauci warns that destroying nature could cause future pandemics, the fires raging through California have triggered a cascade of negative impacts and sea urchins are wreaking havoc on Alaskan kelp forests and reefs.
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Cutting global emissions in half by 2030? With new roadmap, it’s possible

By Olivia DeSmit

September 13, 2018
A new report says drastically reducing emissions is the only way to stop climate change in time.
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On anniversary of Trump’s Paris withdrawal, 3 reasons for hope

By Shyla Raghav

May 31, 2018
President Donald Trump’s decision has spurred much more climate action than what would have been activated by the Paris Agreement alone.
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Illegal fishing threatens the ‘aquarium of the world’

By Morgan Lynch

January 23, 2018
Conservation International’s Edgardo Ochoa talks about to curb threats to the Gulf of California.
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Of Monterey and men: How a Great American author ushered in age of ecology

By M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.

August 14, 2015
Tide pools influenced the philosophy behind Steinbeck’s best-known novels. They also changed the way people thought about nature.
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