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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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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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