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Wildlife trade ban, ocean restoration, future coronaviruses: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

April 6, 2020
In case you missed it: Countries could prevent future pandemics by ending the global wildlife trade, massive conservation efforts could restore the world’s oceans within the next 30 years and COVID-19 may be the first in a wave of animal-borne illnesses in coming years.
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Expert: To prevent pandemics like COVID-19, 'take care of nature'

By Kiley Price

March 27, 2020
Conservation News spoke to renowned ecologist and Conservation International scientist Lee Hannah about how giving nature space could help curb future disease outbreaks.
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Protecting tropical forests, whale karaoke, unsustainable farming: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 16, 2019
In case you missed it: California will vote on whether to approve a proposal to protect tropical forests, humpback whales exchange songs and farming subsidies are supporting unsustainable agriculture.
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What is the Tropical Forest Standard? An expert explains

By Kiley Price

September 5, 2019
Here are 6 things you need to know about the Tropical Forest Standard.
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Conservationist on climate action: 'Pessimists never get anything done'

By Kiley Price

August 19, 2019
Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan stresses the importance of optimism in the face of climate change during an interview with C-SPAN.
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