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Record-breaking heat, coronavirus waste, new species: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 30, 2020
In case you missed it: The Russian Arctic recently experienced its hottest day ever recorded, discarded COVID-19 protective gear is polluting the world’s oceans and researchers recently uncovered two new monkey species in Southeast Asia.
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Animal isolation, sustainable funds, COVID-19 and apes: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 30, 2020
In case you missed it: Many species are able to detect and avoid diseases within their populations, investments that support the environment may be more resilient to stock market changes and great apes could be vulnerable to COVID-19.
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Researchers discover two tiny new primate species in a far-flung forest

By Bruno Vander Velde

May 3, 2017
CI’s Russ Mittermeier was part of the team that discovered two new species of Tarsier in Indonesia — a “Yoda-like” primate threatened by deforestation.
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