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What does COVID-19 have to do with nature? These 5 articles explain

By Kiley Price

April 1, 2020
Protecting nature will be critical to preventing future pandemics, some scientists say. With that in mind, here are five articles that explore the connection between nature and human health.
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Curbing coronavirus, social distancing, flying hiatus: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 17, 2020
In case you missed it: Scientists agree that ending the global wildlife trade could help stem global disease outbreaks, self-imposed isolation in response to coronavirus could help individuals cut their carbon emissions and the recent decline in global air travel should spur individuals to reassess...
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Ocean cleanup, tuna in trouble, wildlife trade: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 7, 2019
In case you missed it: A new device could help clean the ocean, people are fishing tuna at an alarming rate and one fifth of terrestrial animal species are a part of the global wildlife trade.
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New capital of the U.S. ivory trade: Washington, D.C.?

By Bruno Vander Velde

July 28, 2017
Washington, D.C. appears to be the new hub of the country’s ivory trade, according to a report released Wednesday.
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The most valued anti-poaching equipment? It may surprise you

By Jamey Anderson

May 25, 2017
In recent years, the battle against wildlife poaching in Africa has taken a high-tech turn. But for rangers on the ground, the basics can make all the difference.
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