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Study: Too often, COVID recovery comes at nature’s expense

By Kiley Price

March 11, 2021
A new study found that more countries undermined rather than supported nature in decisions made after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as their national pandemic recovery policies.
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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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