CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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2020 in review: Against COVID and social inequality, Indigenous peoples persevered

By Kiley Price

December 30, 2020
This month, Conservation News is revisiting some of the most interesting and significant stories and issues we covered in 2020.
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Heat-related deaths, Indigenous climate plans, struggling soils: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

December 7, 2020
In case you missed it: Heat-related deaths are skyrocketing due to climate change, traditional knowledge is helping Native American tribes protect nature in the Pacific northwest of the United States and destructive farming is threatening the health of soil around the world.
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Meet a scientist: the community connector

By Kiley Price

December 3, 2020
Patricia Dunne is the director of applied social science at Conservation International, where she works to amplify the voices of some of conservation’s most critical allies: local communities.
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Indigenous language loss, thawing ice, protected area risks: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

November 24, 2020
In case you missed it: Indigenous communities fear that their traditional languages will be lost forever as elders fall victim to COVID-19, melting ice is increasing the risks associated with winter activities and protected areas could be at risk due to climate change.
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‘Earthshot Prize,’ Tasmanian devil return, Native American expertise: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 12, 2020
In case you missed it: The Duke of Cambridge just launched the biggest environmental prize ever created, Tasmanian devils could help rebalance Australian forest ecosystems and Indigenous fire management techniques could help prevent severe wildfires in California.
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