CONSERVATION NEWS

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Tsunami threats, heat-tolerant corals, COVID-19 and plastic: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 18, 2020
In case you missed it: A melting glacier could trigger one of the most devastating tsunamis in Alaska’s history, heat-tolerant algae could help save the world’s coral reefs, and countries and businesses are rolling back their commitments to reduce plastic consumption.
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Village victory, Hawaii’s ‘plastic beach,’ Everest vegetation: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 13, 2020
In case you missed it: A community on the Solomon Islands fought and won a legal battle against a logging company, plastic is plaguing the once-pristine Kamilo Beach in Hawai‘i and plant life that is growing and spreading across the Himalayas could increase flooding in this region.
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Ocean cleanup, tuna in trouble, wildlife trade: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 7, 2019
In case you missed it: A new device could help clean the ocean, people are fishing tuna at an alarming rate and one fifth of terrestrial animal species are a part of the global wildlife trade.
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Deep dive: New findings from our whale shark watchers

By Kiley Price

August 30, 2019
On International Whale Shark Day, we sat down with two Conservation International scientists to learn more about their work tagging the world's largest fish.
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Amazon fires, plastic pollution, peatland protection: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

August 26, 2019
In case you missed it: Fires surge in the Brazilian Amazon, countries explore ways to reduce plastic pollution and Indonesian government policies help prevent forest fires.
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