CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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Conservation in pop culture: fashion’s footprint, a reef's revival and more

By Kiley Price

January 16, 2020
In an occasional series, we review shows, podcasts and more that bring nature to life for you.
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2019 in review: Charting course for a healthier ocean

By Kiley Price

December 31, 2019
This month, Conservation News is revisiting some of the most interesting and significant stories and issues we covered in 2019.
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Spider sleepovers, shark sightings and other spooky tales from the field

By Kiley Price

October 31, 2019
Are your eyes deceiving you — or is that spot on the wall crawling toward you? In honor of Halloween, Conservation International staff share some wild encounters with the natural world that still give them goosebumps.
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New book chronicles a lawless ocean

By Kiley Price

October 31, 2019
In a recent conversation with Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan, investigative journalist Ian Urbina discusses his new book, which covers slavery, overfishing and human trafficking on the high seas.
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