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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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Kenya’s wildlife tourism, a casualty of COVID, gets a lifeline

By Kiley Price

November 19, 2020
The loss of tourism revenue in the Maasai Mara could spell trouble for the very species that tourists come to see. Now, wildlife conservancies are getting a lifeline.
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What does COVID-19 have to do with nature? These 5 articles explain

By Kiley Price

April 1, 2020
Protecting nature will be critical to preventing future pandemics, some scientists say. With that in mind, here are five articles that explore the connection between nature and human health.
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Expert: To prevent pandemics like COVID-19, 'take care of nature'

By Kiley Price

March 27, 2020
Conservation News spoke to renowned ecologist and Conservation International scientist Lee Hannah about how giving nature space could help curb future disease outbreaks.
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Ocean cleanup, tuna in trouble, wildlife trade: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 7, 2019
In case you missed it: A new device could help clean the ocean, people are fishing tuna at an alarming rate and one fifth of terrestrial animal species are a part of the global wildlife trade.
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