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Trove of new species discovered in hidden Bolivian valley

By Kiley Price

December 14, 2020
On an expedition to Bolivia's Zongo Valley, a team of researchers recently discovered 20 species completely new to science, and rediscovered several species that had not been seen for decades.
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Spider sleepovers, shark sightings and other spooky tales from the field

By Kiley Price

October 31, 2019
Are your eyes deceiving you — or is that spot on the wall crawling toward you? In honor of Halloween, Conservation International staff share some wild encounters with the natural world that still give them goosebumps.
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In a long-lost city, scientists find an ‘exuberance’ of life

By Jamey Anderson

May 23, 2018
A team of researchers led by Conservation International explored the biological treasures that exist in an inaccessible corner of Central America.
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Field notes from the Lost City

By Trond Larsen, Ph.D.

July 7, 2017
A recent survey around the newly discovered Lost City in Honduras confirms the area’s significance for natural and cultural heritage.
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New to science: Species discovery in the waters of Fiji

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

June 26, 2017
Mark Erdmann and Gerry Allen were part of a team that completed a rapid survey of Fiji’s Lau Seascape. They discovered nine species that might be new to science.
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