CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

© Kyle Obermann

Pandemic crippling small-scale fishing worldwide, study finds

By Kiley Price

May 26, 2020
Conservation News spoke to Conservation International’s Dr. Elena Finkbeiner, about her new paper that analyzes the impact of COVID-19 on small-scale fisheries — and what must happen to pave the road to recovery.
Read More

Tsunami threats, heat-tolerant corals, COVID-19 and plastic: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 18, 2020
In case you missed it: A melting glacier could trigger one of the most devastating tsunamis in Alaska’s history, heat-tolerant algae could help save the world’s coral reefs, and countries and businesses are rolling back their commitments to reduce plastic consumption.
Read More

‘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...
Read More
On the set of "My Africa," a virtual reality film set in Northern Kenya.
© Georgina Goodwin

Conservation in pop culture: a virtual safari, women trailblazers and more

By Kiley Price

May 6, 2020
Until self-quarantine ends, here are new shows, podcasts and more that can help bring nature to life for you, wherever you are.
Read More
ci_37592160
© Laszlo Novak/Wild Wonders of Europe

Study: ‘Green’ recovery proves better for climate, economies

By Kiley Price

May 5, 2020
As countries begin to ease COVID-19 restrictions, green stimulus policies could help economies recover while tackling climate change, a new study suggests.
Read More
2 3 4 5 6