CONSERVATION NEWS

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Urban warming, platypus peril, climate costs: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 11, 2021
In case you missed it: Cities are trapping excess heat as global temperatures warm, platypuses are at risk of extinction and a new report found that natural disasters across the United States cost US$ 95 billion in damage last year.
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The trees that could make or break Mexico City’s future

By Molly Bergen

December 15, 2016
CI’s Jürgen Hoth talks air pollution, the illegal drug trade and why planting trees isn’t always the answer.
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From the archives: How Brazil’s environmental decisions affect the world

By Ben Koses

August 4, 2016
With the Olympics unfolding in Rio, Brazil is a growing leader in shaping our world’s environmental future.
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In photos: From forest to mega-city, a river's journey

By Jessica Scranton

June 15, 2016
An Indonesian river is transformed as it winds downstream.
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3 ways Brazil’s environmental decisions affect the world

By Molly Bergen

August 13, 2015
Brazil is at a crossroads, and the path its leaders choose will be felt beyond the country’s borders.
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