CONSERVATION NEWS

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5 wins for nature in 2021

By Kiley Price

December 15, 2021
Good news: 2021 saw a series of major wins for the climate, for wildlife and for habitats around the worldwide. Here are 5 of them.
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These ecosystems could determine our climate future: study

By Kiley Price

November 18, 2021
Nature’s stashes of climate-warming carbon is packed into a small percentage of Earth’s lands, finds a new study that pinpoints the ecosystems humanity must protect to avert a climate disaster.
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In Colombia, a new way to protect mangroves takes root

By Raul Quintana

May 19, 2021
A recently-launched blue carbon finance project for the first time takes into account not only the carbon that mangrove trees store in their trunks and leaves, but also the carbon they sequester in their soils, often for millennia.
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New science: restoring forests, coastal protection and more

By Kiley Price

January 14, 2021
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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New science: mangrove protection, Caribbean coral loss, dam development and more

By Kiley Price

July 15, 2020
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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