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Despite dire headlines, ‘it would be a mistake to write off tropical forests’

By Will Turner, Ph.D.

March 6, 2020
Despite dire headlines, tropical forests are still among our best allies to fight climate change, an expert explains.
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Discovery afoot: New study cracks mystery of how ‘walking’ sharks split

By Kiley Price

January 22, 2020
Conservation News spoke with one of the authors of a new study on walking sharks to find out how he and his team uncovered the evolutionary origin of these peculiar creatures — and how this information could help us adapt to climate change.
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Study: To make conservation go ‘viral,’ keep it simple, social

By Sophie Bertazzo

February 28, 2018
Funny YouTube videos, the newest smartphones … and conservation? A new study looks at ways we can make conservation go “viral.”
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