CONSERVATION NEWS

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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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U.S. to expand mining in former protected areas: report

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 6, 2020
The U.S. government has recently finalized plans to expand mining and oil drilling in an area of Utah that had once been part of two protected areas.
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Meet a scientist: To study conservation, she studies people

By Kiley Price

November 21, 2019
A social scientist at Conservation International explains the complex link between humans and nature in a Q&A with Conservation News.
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