CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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A young woman dives down to explore the seagrass bed in Honduras.
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A self-cloning sea grass is the world’s biggest plant: 3 stories you may have missed

By Will McCarry

June 13, 2022
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The world’s oldest tree is facing competition: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

June 6, 2022
In case you missed it: Two ancient trees bring attention to the threat of global warming, hybridization could help some animals adapt to rising temperatures and companies must decrease deforestation to prevent climate-related losses.
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Climate change is keeping people up at night — literally: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 31, 2022
In case you missed it: Rising temperatures are disrupting peoples’ slumber, carbon offsets are helping the Indigenous Hadza people protect the forests they depend on and elephants are consuming massive amounts of plastic from dumpsters in India.
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A tick-borne meat allergy is spreading: 3 stories you may have missed

By Will McCarry

May 23, 2022
In case you missed it: A tick that causes a meat allergy is shifting its range in response to global warming, climate change is taking a huge toll on India and species are disappearing before humans even know they exist.
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Oslo offers a blueprint for net-zero cities: 3 stories you may have missed

By Matthew Ribel

May 17, 2022
In case you missed it: Norway’s capital offers large cities a blueprint for cost-effective climate action, oil companies are selling their aging wells and moderate investments in nature could prevent future pandemics.
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