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Power grid pandemonium, wildlife trafficking, ferret clone: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

February 22, 2021
In case you missed it: Extreme weather events could overwhelm electrical grids across the United States, the global wildlife trade is decimating local species populations and an endangered ferret was just cloned in the United States.
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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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