CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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New science: Satellite data preventing climate-fueled floods — and more

By Kiley Price

February 17, 2022
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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Deep-sea coral reef could hold climate clues: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 24, 2022
In case you missed it: A deep-sea discovery is giving scientists hope for the future of coral reefs, a natural disaster in Tonga reveals the inequities of climate change and seed-eating animals are migrating to new ecosystems.
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Newly discovered coral species face uncertainty in Pacific’s depths

By Kiley Price

October 29, 2020
A team of researchers recently discovered three new species of black coral in the depths of the North Pacific — but deep-sea mining could threaten them.
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In high seas, scientists see a lifeline for coral reefs

By Kiley Price

September 14, 2020
Coral reefs on the high seas could offer a lifeline for the world's dying reefs, a new study finds.
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Under pressure, an ‘alien’ world reveals secrets — and warning signs

By Greg Stone, Ph.D.

July 6, 2015
Ocean scientist Greg Stone takes us 18,000 feet under the sea.
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