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Expert: To prevent pandemics like COVID-19, 'take care of nature'

By Kiley Price

March 27, 2020
Conservation News spoke to renowned ecologist and Conservation International scientist Lee Hannah about how giving nature space could help curb future disease outbreaks.
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Coronavirus causes, virtual protests, aviation carbon offsets: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 23, 2020
In case you missed it: Human activities that expand into nature could increase exposure to animal-borne illnesses, activists are using virtual protests to support climate action during the coronavirus pandemic and the U.N. will now allow airlines to purchase verified carbon offsets.
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Faith and conservation, climate insurance, Alaskan ecosystems: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 2, 2020
In case you missed it: Islamic boarding schools are incorporating nature conservation into curriculums, insurance companies are raising prices for flood insurance as climate breakdown accelerates and rising temperatures are wreaking havoc on Alaskan ecosystems.
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To avert climate disaster, look to land: study

By Sophie Bertazzo

January 27, 2020
New research will help tropical countries protect and restore their lands — while averting climate disaster.
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3 reasons for hope in a crucial year for climate action

By Kiley Price

January 8, 2020
A look ahead at climate action in 2020 from Conservation International experts.
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