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News spotlight: Desert bacteria could unlock more powerful antibiotics

By Kiley Price

July 26, 2022
In case you missed it: Species living in extreme conditions could advance antibiotic production.
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A tick-borne meat allergy is spreading: 3 stories you may have missed

By Will McCarry

May 23, 2022
In case you missed it: A tick that causes a meat allergy is shifting its range in response to global warming, climate change is taking a huge toll on India and species are disappearing before humans even know they exist.
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Protect nature or risk future pandemics, expert warns

By Kiley Price

May 27, 2021
Conservation International's new pandemic prevention fellow recently discussed how his experience chasing infectious diseases and leading NYC's COVID contact tracing program has shown him why human health depends on the health of the planet.
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5 rainforest species that could save your life

By Ben Koses

August 15, 2016
The rainforest may be nature’s biggest pharmacy. Will continued deforestation stand in the way of life-saving medicines?
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Eating wild animals: Commonplace, cultural, complicated

By Kim Reuter

July 28, 2016
Global bushmeat consumption is currently unsustainable — but complex realities make curbing it difficult.
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