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Racial inequality and flooding, tropical forest loss, extinction acceleration: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 9, 2020
In case you missed it: Increased flooding disproportionately impacts communities with high Black populations, a new report found that tropical forest destruction increased in 2019 and recent research revealed that more species may go extinct within the next 20 years than those lost over the...
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5 ways you can help save species from extinction

By Kiley Price

March 2, 2020
Conservation News tapped five Conservation International experts for their best tips to help wildlife, whether you're relaxing on vacation or going out to dinner.
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The most valued anti-poaching equipment? It may surprise you

By Jamey Anderson

May 25, 2017
In recent years, the battle against wildlife poaching in Africa has taken a high-tech turn. But for rangers on the ground, the basics can make all the difference.
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Researchers discover two tiny new primate species in a far-flung forest

By Bruno Vander Velde

May 3, 2017
CI’s Russ Mittermeier was part of the team that discovered two new species of Tarsier in Indonesia — a “Yoda-like” primate threatened by deforestation.
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Primates face greater extinction threat than any other large mammal group

By Molly Bergen

February 3, 2017
Tropical forest destruction threatens 63 percent of the world’s primate species with extinction. But experts say there’s hope of reversing this trend.
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