CONSERVATION NEWS

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Urban warming, platypus peril, climate costs: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 11, 2021
In case you missed it: Cities are trapping excess heat as global temperatures warm, platypuses are at risk of extinction and a new report found that natural disasters across the United States cost US$ 95 billion in damage last year.
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For Caribbean island nations, nature is first line of climate defense

By Leah Duran

October 13, 2017
In the Caribbean Islands, nations are turning to nature to mount an effective defense against extreme weather impacts.
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4 ways climate change is making life harder for tigers

By Leah Duran

July 19, 2017
A new threat looms for these remaining tigers: climate change.
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Behind an island landslide, a degraded forest

By Jean-Christophe Lefeuvre

March 14, 2017
New Caledonia experienced one of the worst floods in human memory. The role of ecosystem degradation and forest loss must not be overlooked.
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Mid-altitude humid rainforest in Tolongoina, Fandriana Vondrozo corridor, Madagascar
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In cyclone-plagued country, forests help farmers recover

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 24, 2016
A new study explores the impacts of cyclones on Madagascar’s vulnerable smallholder farmers, who are often forced to turn to nature for survival.
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