CONSERVATION NEWS

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Got ‘climate change fatigue’? Watch this

By Bruno Vander Velde

April 19, 2017
As “big” problems go, climate change is in a class of its own: maddeningly complex, almost intangible, and bespeaking a kind of dread that makes you just want to stop thinking about it.
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Expedition to ‘island of sharks’ gathers hundreds of hours of new ocean data

By Monika Naranjo Gonzalez

January 23, 2017
Over 10 days, 18 scientists logged 310 dives in Cocos Island’s waters. Here’s what they found.
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Whale, dolphin ‘superpods’ could be an economic boon for one tiny country

By Olive Andrews

January 10, 2017
A scientific survey has confirmed high numbers of whales and dolphins in Timor-Leste’s waters.
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The trees that could make or break Mexico City’s future

By Molly Bergen

December 15, 2016
CI’s Jürgen Hoth talks air pollution, the illegal drug trade and why planting trees isn’t always the answer.
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The hidden star of ‘Moana’: the Pacific voyaging canoe

By Jamey Anderson

December 15, 2016
For centuries, these boats have connected Pacific Islanders with the sea they depend on.
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