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Pandemic prevention, African oil, Antarctic krill concern: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

November 2, 2020
In case you missed it: A new report outlines five strategies to reduce the risk of future pandemics with nature, oil drilling could soon begin in the Okavango region of Africa, and climate change and overfishing could negatively impact Antarctic krill.
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New book chronicles a lawless ocean

By Kiley Price

October 31, 2019
In a recent conversation with Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan, investigative journalist Ian Urbina discusses his new book, which covers slavery, overfishing and human trafficking on the high seas.
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Off Panama’s coast, divers resurrect a ‘ghost’ of the deep

By Edgardo Ochoa

May 3, 2017
A routine search for spots to train scuba divers led to a disturbing discovery: huge, abandoned fishing nets in the middle of the ocean.
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