CONSERVATION NEWS

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Study: How years of wildfires have devastated the Amazon

By Kiley Price

September 1, 2021
For the first time, scientists have quantified the impact these fires have had on animals and plants in the Amazon over the past two decades. And according to their new study published today in Nature, these species are suffering — but there is still time to protect them.
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As humanity misses wildlife targets, ‘time is now’ to reverse course

By Kiley Price

September 15, 2020
Humanity is falling short on its commitments to protect wildlife, a new report finds, outlining urgent steps needed to stave off environmental collapse.
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Conservation in pop culture: a climate justice podcast, opera for plants and more

By Kiley Price

July 29, 2020
Here are a few shows, podcasts and more that can help bring nature to life for you, wherever you are.
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New science: rare plants, climate consequences, marine movement

By Kiley Price

December 5, 2019
Here’s a roundup of recent science published by Conservation International experts.
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