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In Bolivian Andes, new protected area offers ‘a breath of fresh air’

By Kiley Price

March 25, 2021
With support from Conservation International, the municipality of Guanay in Bolivia established a law to protect one-third of its land.
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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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2020 in review: A pandemic infected millions. Nature can help prevent another one

By Kiley Price

December 9, 2020
This month, Conservation News is revisiting some of the most interesting and significant stories and issues we covered in 2020.
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Indigenous language loss, thawing ice, protected area risks: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

November 24, 2020
In case you missed it: Indigenous communities fear that their traditional languages will be lost forever as elders fall victim to COVID-19, melting ice is increasing the risks associated with winter activities and protected areas could be at risk due to climate change.
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Study: Protecting tropics could save half of species on brink

By Kiley Price

February 26, 2020
Conservation News spoke to the lead author of a groundbreaking new study that offers a solution to save more than half of the world's species that are at risk of extinction, while slowing climate change.
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