CONSERVATION NEWS

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Climate change is hurting our health: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

September 13, 2021
In case you missed it: Medical experts say global warming is increasingly harmful to human health, a new study finds that the majority of fossil fuel reserves must remain in the ground to avoid climate catastrophe and African montane forests store more carbon than scientists previously thought.
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What on Earth is the ‘carbon budget’?

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 20, 2017
In this installment of “What on Earth?” we explore the “carbon budget” — what it is, why it’s important, and how a new study about it is making waves.
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5 ways indigenous knowledge can solve global problems

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 9, 2016
The traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples could help address environmental problems that plague the entire planet.
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