CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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From Brazil to British Columbia, withering heat hurts crops, wildlife: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

July 19, 2021
In case you missed it: Economic losses from deforestation and drought are mounting, record-breaking temperatures cooked marine life along Vancouver’s coast and Greenland is halting all plans for future oil exploration.
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Protect nature or risk future pandemics, expert warns

By Kiley Price

May 27, 2021
Conservation International's new pandemic prevention fellow recently discussed how his experience chasing infectious diseases and leading NYC's COVID contact tracing program has shown him why human health depends on the health of the planet.
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As humanity misses wildlife targets, ‘time is now’ to reverse course

By Kiley Price

September 15, 2020
Humanity is falling short on its commitments to protect wildlife, a new report finds, outlining urgent steps needed to stave off environmental collapse.
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3 ways to prevent the next pandemic with nature, according to science

By Kiley Price

July 23, 2020
A new study published today in Science outlines a groundbreaking plan to decrease the risk of future pandemics by 27 percent or more — with a 10-year investment that is 50 times less than the cost of coronavirus response efforts to date.
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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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