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‘Murder hornets,’ extreme heat, indigenous expertise: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 11, 2020
In case you missed it: "Murder hornets" could decimate bee populations in North America, a new study projects that billions of people could live in areas with "unsuitably hot" conditions by 2070 and the former president of Colombia urges humanity to listen to indigenous peoples for effective...
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Time for a tropical carbon tax, experts say

By Kiley Price

February 13, 2020
In a recent article, Conservation International's executive vice president explained how a tax on carbon could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions while protecting nature.
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Saving the mangroves to save the clams — and a way of life

By Cassandra Kane

June 21, 2018
A community in Colombia ensures their mangroves and clams are around well into the future.
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To protect its precious water, Bogotá looks to the Big Apple

By Maria Doerr

January 30, 2018
A recent workshop in Bogotá highlighted the challenges to protecting water by protecting nature in Latin American cities.
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For Colombia’s fishers, embracing sustainability brings better pay

By Maria Claudia Diazgranados

November 28, 2017
The EcoGourmet program connects independent fishers to local restaurants.
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