CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Notes from the field: Protection protocol and revitalizing grasslands

By Kiley Price

August 5, 2020
Here are two recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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Amazon fires, elephant die-offs, arboreal social distancing: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 6, 2020
In case you missed it: Approximately 2,248 fires burned through the Brazilian Amazon in June, more than 350 elephants in Botswana have died from unknown causes in recent months and several tree species avoid contact with each other to prevent the spread of disease.
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Climate emergency, oil spill aftermath, 'The Elephant Queen': 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

November 12, 2019
In case you missed it: The United States begins the withdrawal process from the Paris Agreement, an oil spill spreads along the northeast coast of Brazil and a new documentary follows a herd of elephants through Kenya.
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U.S. lifts ban on some elephant trophy imports

By Bruno Vander Velde

November 16, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the remains of legally hunted elephants in two African countries can be imported into the United States.
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