CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Climate, biodiversity fight gets $5B shot in the arm

By Kiley Price

September 22, 2021
In an announcement today at New York Climate Week, nine philanthropic organizations pledged US$ 5 billion over the next decade to support the creation and expansion of protected areas, sustainable management of the world’s oceans and Indigenous-led conservation.
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Shifting tuna populations could trigger ‘climate justice issue’: study

By Kiley Price

July 29, 2021
Ocean warming will alter the habitats of tuna, which could have catastrophic economic consequences for Pacific Island nations and territories, according to a new study.
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Notes from the field: Protecting Panama’s waters, conserving Malagasy lemurs and more

By Kiley Price

July 15, 2021
Here are four recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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In the high seas, scientists uncover a ‘vortex of life’

By Kiley Price

June 30, 2021
On the surface, the international waters off the coasts of Peru and Chile are a seemingly barren expanse. But beneath the waves, two underwater mountain chains — known as the Salas y Gómez and Nazca ridges — are bursting with life, according to a new study.
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What on Earth is a ‘seascape’?

By Kiley Price

June 8, 2021
A unique approach to ocean conservation could help countries balance protection and production for the marine ecosystems they depend on.
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