CONSERVATION NEWS

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New tool provides gauge for freshwater health

By Allie Goldstein

March 19, 2018
Scientists created a scoring system for freshwater health.
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Why are freshwater species in trouble? Bad p.r., for one

By Dr. Ian Harrison

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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As dams rise along the Mekong, can leaders balance nature and development?

By Sarah Hauck

December 7, 2016
A new tool could help enable simpler — and smarter — decisions concerning critical freshwater sources.
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Threats to protected areas jeopardize global freshwater supplies

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 15, 2016
Where does your water come from? The answer may surprise you.
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To Fight Another Dust Bowl, Improved Freshwater Management Crucial

By Andy Wilson

February 19, 2015
We may not be able to prevent the coming megadrought, but we can minimize its impact.
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