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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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New UN climate report is bleak, but there's a solution: trees

By Kiley Price

August 8, 2019
The UN report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns of detrimental environmental consequences if land use management does not become more sustainable.
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Deforestation in the Amazon, fuel-efficient futures, shark by-catch: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 29, 2019
In case you missed it: Deforestation rates in the Amazon exponentially increasing, four major automakers signed a deal with California to increase fuel-efficiency standards and sharks have little refuge from the dangers of bycatch.
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EU bid to halt imported deforestation ‘moot without investment’

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 23, 2019
In a new communication, the European Union announced steps it will take to promote global reforestation efforts and end deforestation related to EU imports of agricultural commodities.
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What on Earth is ‘REDD+’?

By Sophie Bertazzo

March 28, 2019
Human Nature breaks down what “REDD+” is and how it helps to conserve forests.
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