CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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2023 look ahead: Funding critical commitments to nature

By Mary Kate McCoy

January 26, 2023
The recent United Nations biodiversity and climate summits ended with major commitments for stemming climate change and stopping the loss of biodiversity. As nations now turn to implementing these ambitious goals, there’s one persistent sticking point: funding.
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In historic move, Costa Rica makes big splash for conservation

By Kiley Price

December 17, 2021
Costa Rica announced Friday that it will expand its protected ocean area from 2.7 percent to more than 30 percent of its territorial waters.
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Conservation in pop culture: invasive species recipes, snares to sculptures and more

By Kiley Price

January 7, 2021
At a time of lockdowns and social distancing, connecting with nature is not easy for most. With that in mind, here are a few shows, art and more that can help bring you closer to nature, wherever you are.
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Conservation in pop culture: a climate justice podcast, opera for plants and more

By Kiley Price

July 29, 2020
Here are a few shows, podcasts and more that can help bring nature to life for you, wherever you are.
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Protect the economy by protecting nature, study urges

By Kiley Price

July 9, 2020
A new report revealed the benefits of protecting 30 percent of the world’s land and sea outweigh the costs by a ratio of 5 to 1.
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