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‘Carbon farming’ is in fashion: 3 stories you may have missed

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 2, 2021
In case you missed it: Regenerative farming methods could help make a dent in global greenhouse gas emissions, Gucci is vowing to fight climate change by protecting forests and a new alliance aims to improve the health of the world's freshwater fisheries.
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Expert: Ending the global water crisis ‘starts in your back yard’

By Kiley Price

January 29, 2021
Conservation News spoke to a Conservation International freshwater scientist about the key differences between the climate crisis and the water crisis — and why we must tap into different solutions for each.
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New science: Saving freshwater species, lessons from China and more

By Kiley Price

November 12, 2020
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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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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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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