CONSERVATION NEWS

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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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2020 was supposed to be the ‘super year for nature.’ What now?

By Kiley Price

April 22, 2020
As the pandemic continues, Conservation International climate experts offer the steps that countries and individuals must take to ensure that postponing climate conferences won’t mean postponing action.
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Conservationist: Protecting nature an ‘investment’ in our health

By Kiley Price

April 21, 2020
Conservation International's CEO explains the link between infectious diseases and the destruction of nature.
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Poaching pressures, economic hope, a parched island: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

April 20, 2020
In case you missed it: Poaching may increase in Africa as the pandemic continues, the long-term benefits of climate action could help boost the global economy and an island nation in Africa is running out of water due to climate change and deforestation.
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For indigenous peoples, pandemic poses unique risks

By Kiley Price

April 14, 2020
In a recent article, the director of Conservation International's Indigenous and Traditional Peoples Program explained why the COVID-19 pandemic affirms the need to respect the rights of indigenous peoples.
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