CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Coffee rust, climate exodus, green recovery: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 21, 2020
In case you missed it: Coffee crops are experiencing their own pandemic, the impacts of climate change could force millions of people across the United States to relocate, and cities in the U.S. are investing in green infrastructure to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
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‘Pandemic era,’ California fires, Alaskan reef collapse: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 16, 2020
In case you missed it: White House coronavirus advisor Anthony Fauci warns that destroying nature could cause future pandemics, the fires raging through California have triggered a cascade of negative impacts and sea urchins are wreaking havoc on Alaskan kelp forests and reefs.
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As humanity misses wildlife targets, ‘time is now’ to reverse course

By Kiley Price

September 15, 2020
Humanity is falling short on its commitments to protect wildlife, a new report finds, outlining urgent steps needed to stave off environmental collapse.
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In Galápagos, novel conservation approach finds ‘sweet spot’ between production, protection

By Scott Henderson

September 2, 2020
A Conservation International expert explains how an integrated approach to protection and production could help humanity transform how we manage the lands and seas we depend on.
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3 ways to prevent the next pandemic with nature, according to science

By Kiley Price

July 23, 2020
A new study published today in Science outlines a groundbreaking plan to decrease the risk of future pandemics by 27 percent or more — with a 10-year investment that is 50 times less than the cost of coronavirus response efforts to date.
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