CONSERVATION NEWS

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What happens to U.S. landscape when protected areas vanish?

By Sophie Bertazzo

October 3, 2017
In the wake of the Interior Secretary’s recommendations to reduce 10 national monuments, a CI scientist explains what the legacy of that action could look like.
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Forests and facts: 5 things to know about a gloomy new study

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 29, 2017
According to a new study, the world’s tropical forests are in such poor shape that they are emitting more climate-warming carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than they absorb.
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Figueres to European leaders: Climate action requires protecting forests

By Cecile Schneider

September 20, 2017
Speaking before an audience of EU officials in Brussels, Christiana Figueres addressed the environmental footprint of products consumed by Europeans but produced elsewhere.
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To weather a changing climate, coffee needs bees, trees: study

By Allie Goldstein

September 11, 2017
Climate change is threatening coffee supplies just as global demand for it is at an all-time high. New research highlights how bees and forests factor into the equation.
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New pact enlists locals to help protect a jewel of South America

By Leah Duran

August 22, 2017
A new agreement will enable local communities in Suriname to generate income in a way that keeps their forest and traditional livelihoods intact.
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