CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Environmental setbacks, rock dust, lemur loss, temperature rise: 4 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 13, 2020
In case you missed it: Scientists say permanent changes to society are crucial to limiting global emissions, an innovative farming technique could drastically reduce emissions, one-third of lemur species are on the brink of extinction and new data revealed that global temperatures are rising faster...
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Expert: COVID, climate change create ‘perfect storm’ for Amazon fires

By Kiley Price

July 7, 2020
A year after unprecedented fires ravaged the Amazon, the latest data indicate the world’s largest rainforest faces an even higher risk of fires in 2020.
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Record-breaking heat, coronavirus waste, new species: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 30, 2020
In case you missed it: The Russian Arctic recently experienced its hottest day ever recorded, discarded COVID-19 protective gear is polluting the world’s oceans and researchers recently uncovered two new monkey species in Southeast Asia.
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Conservationists: Despite pandemic, ‘there is still work to do’

By Kiley Price

June 24, 2020
Conservation News asked three conservationists to explain their new realities during the COVID-19 pandemic — and why saving nature is really about saving ourselves.
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Surging emissions, raining plastic, pregnancy risks: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 22, 2020
In case you missed it: Global greenhouse gas emissions are rapidly rising as countries ease COVID-19 restrictions, plastic pollution is growing across national parks in the western United States, and new research revealed that heat and air pollution could cause birthing problems for pregnant women,...
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