CONSERVATION NEWS

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Vanishing giants, sustainable straws, rewilding success: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 28, 2020
In case you missed it: The world's largest freshwater fish and mammals are going extinct at an alarming rate, one village's traditional use of bamboo could help reduce plastic consumption and wolves have been successfully rewilded in Yellowstone National Park.
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Endangered species, microplastics in the Arctic, rights for rivers: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

August 21, 2019
In case you missed it: Changes to the Endangered Species Act could weaken wildlife protection in the U.S., microplastics are found in Arctic snow and Bangladesh gives legal rights to all its rivers.
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Why are freshwater species in trouble? Bad p.r., for one

By Ian Harrison, Ph.D.

October 11, 2017
New research aims to show people how we can protect important freshwater ecosystems by shining the spotlight on large, charismatic freshwater species that people largely ignore.
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