CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Nature meets culture: A whale’s world, a cure for climate fatigue and more

By Kiley Price

March 4, 2021
In an age of lockdowns and social distancing, connecting with nature is not easy for most. With that in mind, here are a few shows, podcasts and more that can help bring nature to life for you, wherever you are.
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Greenland melting, warming nights, COVID and wildlife: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 5, 2020
In case you missed it: The Earth’s northernmost ice sheet is melting at a record pace, research revealed that global warming is occurring at different rates in the daytime compared with the night in many areas and COVID-19 is having varying impacts on the world's wildlife.
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Disappearing beaches, flash droughts, Arctic light pollution: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 9, 2020
In case you missed it: The world's beaches are under threat due to climate change, rapidly onset "flash" droughts could hurt farming communities and a new study finds that artificial light disrupts fish behavior in the Arctic.
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Melting ice a ticking time bomb for Pacific islands

By Greg Stone, Ph.D.

November 10, 2015
At current rates, sea-level rise will either submerge or make unlivable a host of islands within a century, maybe sooner — presenting a humanitarian crisis for vulnerable populations.
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