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From mountains to mangroves: One expert's journey into marine conservation
Growing up in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Jill Hamilton always felt connected to nature — and knew she would pursue a career to protect it. But time spent on the coast with family drew her from the mountains to the ocean.
November 1, 2023
Ecuadorean voters reject oil drilling in Amazon
Following a decade-long fight led by Indigenous activists and environment leaders, Ecuadorians voted decisively to end oil drilling in one of the most biodiverse ecosystems on Earth — a move heralded by supporters as “historic.”
August 23, 2023
3 myths about carbon offsets, busted
Forest carbon offsets can help reduce climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions — but they remain contentious in the world of climate policy. Here are 3 myths about them, debunked.
November 3, 2021
Looking ahead: After lost year, urgency rises for climate, nature policy
With world leaders once again set to convene at a series of environmental negotiations later this year, two Conservation International climate experts spoke to Conservation News about the year ahead, and what has to happen.
February 11, 2021
Nature’s role comes through in historic climate agreement
Climate negotiators in Paris unveiled a final draft of a climate change agreement on Saturday, with the role of nature featured prominently as a solution.
December 12, 2015
Study: ‘Green’ recovery proves better for climate, economies
As countries begin to ease COVID-19 restrictions, green stimulus policies could help economies recover while tackling climate change, a new study suggests.
May 5, 2020
2019 in review: A year of urgency, and some action, on climate
This month, Conservation News is revisiting some of the most interesting and significant stories and issues we covered in 2019.
December 26, 2019
As a vital lake vanishes, a woman fights for the people it leaves behind
Indigenous woman and “climate warrior” Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim has brought the struggles of her community onto the global stage.
April 5, 2016
Climate Week: Money, nature and what really matters
The three themes that stood out over the course of Climate Week were protecting nature to protect the climate, finding funding for conservation and valuing nature beyond science and policies.
September 26, 2019
Climate Week: ‘We need to get it right, now’
Wednesday's Climate Week roundup: the role of government in the fight to stop climate change, the impact of non-governmental organizations and making change through nature-based solutions.
September 26, 2019
Climate crisis pushing oceans to the brink, report warns
The new UN report warns that climate change could have a drastic impact on the world's oceans and, in turn, humanity.
September 25, 2019
‘Nature Now’: In new film, climate heavyweights make plea for the planet
A new film, featuring youth climate activist Greta Thunberg and writer George Monbiot, highlights nature's ability to help stop climate breakdown.
September 19, 2019
In the news: Government report finds climate change impacting U.S.
A U.S. government study finds that climate change is already having effects on many aspects of American life.
August 8, 2017
Expert warns of hidden impacts of climate change
Shyla Raghav talks climate refugees, coastlines and tuna with VICE News.
December 2, 2015
Paris climate pact to enter into force ahead of schedule
Thanks to growing global support, the Paris Agreement will officially enter into force in early November.
October 5, 2016
New tool could map out how countries adapt to a changing world
The latest edition of CI’s podcast series, “Inside Science,” explores the groundbreaking possibilities of the Resilience Atlas.
November 9, 2016
How nature can help us adapt to a changing climate: 3 questions for David Hole
Why so-called “nature-based solutions” may be one of our best ways to brace ourselves for the future climate.
November 20, 2015
For critical climate change action, Paris Agreement just the beginning
As the world’s nations sign the historic agreement, a climate expert outlines the next steps countries need to take.
April 20, 2016
Ahead of climate talks, a crucial voice is missing
In build-up to Paris meeting, nearly 75% of the Earth’s surface is being left off the agenda: the ocean.
November 19, 2015
How climate change affects women differently — and what we can do about it
In rural communities around the world, women experience and respond to climate change in different ways than men — a fact often overlooked in climate policy.
December 8, 2015
What on Earth is ‘blue carbon’?
A term you might never have heard of has immense importance for curbing climate change.
November 1, 2016
5 questions you’ve wanted to ask about the Paris Agreement
With the Paris Agreement back in the news, Human Nature offers five things to know about the historic international accord.
June 2, 2017