CONSERVATION NEWS

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Study: Protect these places — or face climate doom

By Kiley Price

March 31, 2020
To stop climate catastrophe, there are certain places on Earth that we simply cannot afford to destroy, according to new research by Conservation International scientists.
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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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To stop climate catastrophe, look to soil: study

By Kiley Price

March 18, 2020
Conservation News spoke to the co-author of a groundbreaking new study reports that the secret to sustainable agriculture lies in the soil — or more specifically, in the carbon stored in the soil.
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If coronavirus halts climate convenings, ‘we must find other avenues for progress’

By Kiley Price

March 11, 2020
As the deadly coronavirus spreads, climate experts fear that it could derail many of the major global climate negotiations — but there is a silver lining.
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Despite dire headlines, ‘it would be a mistake to write off tropical forests’

By Will Turner, Ph.D.

March 6, 2020
Despite dire headlines, tropical forests are still among our best allies to fight climate change, an expert explains.
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