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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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Climate commitments, pangolin protection, disappearing mangroves: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 15, 2020
In case you missed it: Some countries are using the pandemic as an opportunity to push forward climate commitments, China announced that pangolin scales are not included in its 2020 approved list of traditional Chinese medicine and new research finds that the world’s mangroves could die out within...
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Study: Protect these places — or face climate doom

By Kiley Price

March 31, 2020
To stop climate catastrophe, there are certain places on Earth that we simply cannot afford to destroy, according to new research by Conservation International scientists.
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Orca grandmothers, carbon powerhouses, rare bird soars: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

December 16, 2019
In case you missed it: Grandmother orcas can help boost the survival rates of their grandcalves, new research could lead to better protections for mangroves and a bird that was previously extinct in the wild gets a second chance.
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Climate emergency, oil spill aftermath, 'The Elephant Queen': 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

November 12, 2019
In case you missed it: The United States begins the withdrawal process from the Paris Agreement, an oil spill spreads along the northeast coast of Brazil and a new documentary follows a herd of elephants through Kenya.
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