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CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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What on Earth is ‘climate adaptation’?

By Kiley Price, Mary Kate McCoy

November 9, 2022
From “blue carbon” to “ecosystem services,” environmental jargon is everywhere these days. Conservation International looks to make sense of it in an occasional explainer series. In this installment, we explore “climate adaptation.”
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What on Earth are 'natural climate solutions'?

By Sophie Bertazzo

November 25, 2019
In this installment of "What on Earth?" we explore the importance of "natural climate solutions" — and why nature has a p.r. problem.
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What on Earth is the ‘carbon budget’?

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 20, 2017
In this installment of “What on Earth?” we explore the “carbon budget” — what it is, why it’s important, and how a new study about it is making waves.
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What on Earth is a ‘carbon offset’?

By Cassandra Kane

July 27, 2017
What are carbon offsets? A way to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change. Learn more.
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What on Earth is ‘conservation finance’?

By Bruno Vander Velde

December 2, 2016
This range of financial tools might be the final frontier for protecting nature.
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