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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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Protected areas good for health, wealth: study

By Olivia DeSmit

April 3, 2019
Protected areas can be good for both wildlife and people, according to a new study.
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Why is biodiversity important?

By Julie Shaw

November 15, 2018
Four reasons biodiversity is essential to humanity.
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To save elephants, it takes a village

By Leah Duran

November 1, 2017
Kenya’s Reteti Elephant Sanctuary — the first community-owned elephant sanctuary in East Africa — provides a place for injured elephants to heal and a home for elephants orphaned by poaching.
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