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Nature and racism, prairie powerhouses, Arctic drilling: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

August 24, 2020
In case you missed it: Low-income communities of color in urban areas experience higher temperatures due to a lack of fresh water and green space, protecting prairies in the United States could help slow climate breakdown and a recent political decision could drive the destruction of the largest...
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Study: COVID-19 jeopardizing world’s protected areas

By Kiley Price

June 3, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is jeopardizing areas set aside to conserve nature, according to a study published yesterday.
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New protected area in Amazon announced

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 4, 2019
Recently, the Bolivian government established the Bajo Madidi Municipal Conservation and Management Area.
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Protected areas see recent rise in legal rollbacks: study

By Olivia DeSmit

May 31, 2019
New study: Rollbacks of legal protections to protected areas are on the rise.
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Australia bid to drop protected waters the wrong move, experts say

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 8, 2018
This week, Australia’s parliament will decide whether to scuttle planned protections for its abundant waters.
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