CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Conservationist: Proposed US bill is an investment in nature — and the people who protect it

By Kiley Price

May 13, 2022
Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives to support a proposed bill that could help local communities around the world fight climate change by protecting the forests they depend on.
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In warming world, viral spillovers are expected to increase: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 9, 2022
In case you missed it: Climate breakdown may increase viral spillovers between animals, two baby mountain gorillas were born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a new species of frog was discovered in Australia.
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Decolonizing conservation to protect nature and people: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

May 2, 2022
In case you missed it: Indigenous researchers explore what decolonizing conservation looks like, New Zealand’s government released a “National Adaptation Plan” that aims to prepare for future climate disasters, and transformational changes are necessary to adapt to climate change and biodiversity...
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That UN climate report wasn’t all bad news

By Bruno Vander Velde

April 7, 2022
The recent IPCC climate report was bleak, but there are silver linings. Our expert weighs in.
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IPCC report: Countries miss the mark on climate action, but nature could help get us back on track

By Kiley Price

April 4, 2022
A new UN report highlights a powerful and largely untapped solution to stem the climate crisis: nature.
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