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CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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China makes big move for biodiversity

By Kiley Price

October 13, 2021
The Chinese government on Tuesday pledged US$ 230 million in a new fund to support biodiversity conservation in developing countries, news media reported.
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The ‘Lord God Bird’ is extinct: 3 stories you may have missed

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 5, 2021
In case you missed it: A devastating report underscores the accelerating rate of extinctions worldwide, China announced they would no longer finance new coal projects abroad and Americans’ views about climate change have shifted significantly in just the past six months.
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New science: Saving freshwater species, lessons from China and more

By Kiley Price

November 12, 2020
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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What on Earth is a ‘conservation agreement’?

By Cassandra Kane

February 20, 2018
Here, we break down “conservation agreements,” an approach that helps conserve biodiversity while improving the quality of life for local communities.
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In South America, are the tides turning against illegal fishing?

By Morgan Lynch

January 5, 2018
A Conservation International scientist explains how the Ecuadorean government handled a case of illegal fishing.
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