CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Time for a tropical carbon tax, experts say

By Kiley Price

February 13, 2020
In a recent article, Conservation International's executive vice president explained how a tax on carbon could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions while protecting nature.
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Study: Climate breakdown is moving the farming frontier

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 12, 2020
A new study finds that as climate change forces agriculture to higher latitude areas such as Russia and Canada, there is potential to release 177 gigatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere — the equivalent of over a century of U.S. carbon emissions.
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To avert climate disaster, look to land: study

By Sophie Bertazzo

January 27, 2020
New research will help tropical countries protect and restore their lands — while averting climate disaster.
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Discovery afoot: New study cracks mystery of how ‘walking’ sharks split

By Kiley Price

January 22, 2020
Conservation News spoke with one of the authors of a new study on walking sharks to find out how he and his team uncovered the evolutionary origin of these peculiar creatures — and how this information could help us adapt to climate change.
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Conservation in pop culture: fashion’s footprint, a reef's revival and more

By Kiley Price

January 16, 2020
In an occasional series, we review shows, podcasts and more that bring nature to life for you.
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