CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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2021 in review: Covid raged on — but nature provided hope

By Kiley Price

December 21, 2021
In 2021, Conservation News covered how nature has helped communities stay afloat during the pandemic — and why conservation is critical for public health. Here are some of our most-read stories of the year.
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5 ways nature supports human health

By Kiley Price

November 5, 2021
Conservation News is highlighting how nature nurtures us — and why we must protect it. Here are a few of the ways nature supports human health.
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Protect nature or risk future pandemics, expert warns

By Kiley Price

May 27, 2021
Conservation International's new pandemic prevention fellow recently discussed how his experience chasing infectious diseases and leading NYC's COVID contact tracing program has shown him why human health depends on the health of the planet.
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In Bolivian Andes, new protected area offers ‘a breath of fresh air’

By Kiley Price

March 25, 2021
With support from Conservation International, the municipality of Guanay in Bolivia established a law to protect one-third of its land.
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Study: Could the Amazon become ground zero for the world’s next pandemic?

By Kiley Price

March 24, 2021
If deforestation continues to accelerate, the Amazon could be at risk of becoming ground zero for the world’s next pandemic, according to a study published today.
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