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Statement from Conservation International CEO on U.S. Rejoining the Paris Agreement

January 20, 2021
Today Dr. M. Sanjayan, Conservation International CEO, released the following statement in recognition of President Joe Biden’s rejoining of the Paris Climate Agreement.
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Statement from Conservation International CEO on World Economic Forum’s 2021 Global Risk Report

January 19, 2021
Today Conservation International CEO Dr. M. Sanjayan issued a statement on the World Economic Forum’s 2021 Global Risk Report.
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New Coffee Barometer: Coffee Companies Must Start Proving Their Sustainability Impact

January 13, 2021
The largest coffee companies in the world are failing to report transparently on their 2020 commitments, and doing too little to ensure sustainability for farming and farmers.
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New Fellowship Recognizes Role of Indigenous Women in Conservation, Will Engage and Support Women Leaders Across Amazon

January 5, 2021
Our Future Forests - Amazonia Verde, a Conservation International effort, is welcoming applications for an Indigenous Women’s Fellowship that will recognize the key role they play in in their communities and conservation efforts across the region.
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Conservation International and Global Environment Facility Launch Endowment Fund to Protect Madagascar’s Biodiversity

December 21, 2020
Conservation International, as a Global Environment Facility partner agency, today announced the Boeny Endowment, a $US 4.5 million fund to ensure the long-term conservation of nature and biodiversity in the northwestern landscape of Madagascar.
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The Sustainable Coffee Challenge Sets Ambitious 2050 Climate Goal

December 21, 2020
Today, members of the Sustainable Coffee Challenge announced an ambitious commitment to avoid at least 1.5 gigatons of carbon dioxide emissions by 2050 – the equivalent of removing 11 million cars from the road each year – by increasing production on existing coffee lands.
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New Report Highlights Significant Private Sector Opportunities in Scaling Natural Climate Solutions in Southeast Asia

December 14, 2020
Conservation International, DBS Bank, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Temasek today jointly released a report on The Business Case for Natural Climate Solutions: Insights and Opportunities for Southeast Asia.
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Conservation International Joins Over 1 Million People Urging European Union to Act on Imported Deforestation

December 14, 2020
Today, more than one million people voiced their support encouraging the European Commission to enact a law that would prevent deforestation linked to the EU consumption of products like soy, palm oil, coffee and cocoa.
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New, Rare and Rediscovered Species Found in the Pristine Andes of Bolivia

December 14, 2020
A scientific expedition high into the Bolivian Andes revealed 20 species new to science, including the “mountain fer-de-lance” viper, the “Bolivian flag snake”, the “lilliputian frog”, four orchid and four butterfly species.
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Conservation International Statements on Aviation Carbon Offsets Standards; Commends Support of Nature-Based Climate Solutions

November 20, 2020
Today, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), an agency of the United Nations responsible for setting global aviation standards announced airlines will now be able to offset their carbon emissions through the purchase of carbon credits from two industry approved forest-carbon programs.
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