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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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Four questions about the Amazon fires, answered

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 23, 2019
Conservation International experts explain more about the fires raging through the Amazon.
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The Amazon is on fire: 5 things you need to know

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 22, 2019
The Amazon is on fire. Here are 5 things you need to know.
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