CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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3 ways to prevent the next pandemic with nature, according to science

By Kiley Price

July 23, 2020
A new study published today in Science outlines a groundbreaking plan to decrease the risk of future pandemics by 27 percent or more — with a 10-year investment that is 50 times less than the cost of coronavirus response efforts to date.
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The price of a dead elephant

By Sophie Bertazzo

November 21, 2017
In this new piece for Medium, Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan explains why elephants are worth more alive.
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Sticker shock: This country’s taste for ‘bushmeat’ comes at a terrible price

By Virginia Simpson

October 18, 2017
An in-your-face campaign aims to shock Cambodians into giving up their taste for wild animal meat — before it’s too late.
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Our critical allies for elephants

By M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.

August 12, 2017
Elephants illustrate a core truth about conservation work: It must be done alongside local communities.
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New capital of the U.S. ivory trade: Washington, D.C.?

By Bruno Vander Velde

July 28, 2017
Washington, D.C. appears to be the new hub of the country’s ivory trade, according to a report released Wednesday.
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