CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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3 reasons for hope in a crucial year for climate action

By Kiley Price

January 8, 2020
A look ahead at climate action in 2020 from Conservation International experts.
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UN climate talks: ‘The window of opportunity is open, but barely’

By Kiley Price

December 16, 2019
Climate action and emissions reductions commitments fell short at the 2019 UN climate talks.
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Orca grandmothers, carbon powerhouses, rare bird soars: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

December 16, 2019
In case you missed it: Grandmother orcas can help boost the survival rates of their grandcalves, new research could lead to better protections for mangroves and a bird that was previously extinct in the wild gets a second chance.
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Sustainable agriculture, fish apartments, drying peatlands: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 28, 2019
In case you missed it: Sustainable agriculture could start absorbing carbon emissions by 2050, an artificial floating island could help protect marine life and peatlands — which store massive amounts of carbon — are drying up.
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Deforestation in the Amazon, fuel-efficient futures, shark by-catch: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 29, 2019
In case you missed it: Deforestation rates in the Amazon exponentially increasing, four major automakers signed a deal with California to increase fuel-efficiency standards and sharks have little refuge from the dangers of bycatch.
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