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To protect mangroves, the secret is in the soil: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 10, 2022
In case you missed it: Carbon offsets are helping protect mangroves and support local communities in Colombia, a vacuum could help pull genetic information for wildlife from the sky and more.
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Study: How years of wildfires have devastated the Amazon

By Kiley Price

September 1, 2021
For the first time, scientists have quantified the impact these fires have had on animals and plants in the Amazon over the past two decades. And according to their new study published today in Nature, these species are suffering — but there is still time to protect them.
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New tool could help bring threatened species back from the brink

By Kiley Price

May 13, 2021
A new tool provides a clear picture of where species are at the greatest risk of extinction — and helps guide conservation actions to protect them.
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New science: protecting high seas hotspots, wildlife and more

By Kiley Price

February 25, 2021
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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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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