CONSERVATION NEWS

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2021 in review: In a critical year for climate, nature took center stage

By Will McCarry

December 22, 2021
Nature saw ups and downs in 2021, and Conservation News was there for it all. This month, we are revisiting some of the most significant stories of the past year.
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5 wins for nature in 2021

By Kiley Price

December 15, 2021
Good news: 2021 saw a series of major wins for the climate, for wildlife and for habitats around the worldwide. Here are 5 of them.
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These ecosystems could determine our climate future: study

By Kiley Price

November 18, 2021
Nature’s stashes of climate-warming carbon is packed into a small percentage of Earth’s lands, finds a new study that pinpoints the ecosystems humanity must protect to avert a climate disaster.
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Experts: UN climate talks a ‘turning point’ — but pledges must become progress

By Kiley Price

November 15, 2021
The UN climate talks (COP26) yielded key climate commitments. Our experts weigh in on the main takeaways — plus needed next steps.
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A scientist’s view: Critics of carbon markets miss the mark

By Bronson Griscom

November 9, 2021
According to a Conservation International expert, carbon markets offer two things we need to stop climate breakdown: speed and reach.
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