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Looking ahead: After lost year, urgency rises for climate, nature policy

By Kiley Price

February 11, 2021
With world leaders once again set to convene at a series of environmental negotiations later this year, two Conservation International climate experts spoke to Conservation News about the year ahead, and what has to happen.
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What on Earth are 'natural climate solutions'?

By Sophie Bertazzo

November 25, 2019
In this installment of "What on Earth?" we explore the importance of "natural climate solutions" — and why nature has a p.r. problem.
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Lions near the Mara North Conservancy in Kenya.
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Protections for African wildlife face growing threat: a lack of money

By Olivia DeSmit

October 24, 2018
Two experts on protected areas react to recent findings that a majority of protected areas in Africa are underfunded.
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Want to protect oceans? Start with these 5 things

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 6, 2017
As the annual Our Ocean conference concludes, here’s a look at five issues that were discussed that will have major implications for the health of the seas.
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To a country on the edge of development, what is nature worth?

By Rachel Neugarten

March 21, 2017
Conflict, poverty and disease prevented the collection of data on the state of Liberia’s ecosystems for decades — until now.
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