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Climate and disease, economic recovery, green suburb: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 4, 2020
In case you missed it: A recent body of research suggests that the climate crisis could increase the frequency of animal-borne diseases, German Chancellor Angela Merkel advises countries to include climate action in their economic recovery plans and a suburb in Costa Rica is minimizing its impact...
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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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Teeth to tail: 6 stories about sharks this week

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 21, 2017
For Shark Week, dive into these six shark stories from around the world.
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Expedition to ‘island of sharks’ gathers hundreds of hours of new ocean data

By Monika Naranjo Gonzalez

January 23, 2017
Over 10 days, 18 scientists logged 310 dives in Cocos Island’s waters. Here’s what they found.
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To protect nature and boost economy, Cambodia must follow Costa Rica’s lead

By Carlos Manuel Rodriguez

December 12, 2016
Here’s why Costa Rica’s success fighting deforestation and poverty can be a useful model for Cambodia.
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