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March 12, 2021 Read More New Study: To-date, More Global COVID-19-era Environmental

Conservationist: Protecting nature an ‘investment’ in our health

. While researchers work furiously to confirm the source of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have pointed, :What does COVID-19 have to do with nature? These 5 articles explainExpert: To prevent pandemics like COVID-19, 'take care of nature Check out Conservation News' full coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement: Conservation International calls for Biden Administration and Congress to lead creation of Global Fund for Pandemic Prevention

in the next COVID-19 relief package, and the Biden Administration should use that commitment to lead, the next COVID-19,” said James Roth, Conservation International Senior Vice President for Global Policy, know where that happens, how and why. Now, Congress must include pandemic prevention in its COVID-19, the world in creating a Global Fund for Pandemic Prevention. “The catastrophic effects of COVID-19 have, effects of COVID-19 have shown the cost-effectiveness of prevention to be even more paramount.###About

Expert: Rollbacks of environmental protections imperil nature — and human health

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, countries around the world have been shrinking or eliminating areas set aside to protect nature — some to drill for fossil fuels, others for urban development, significant driver of emerging infectious zoonotic diseases, like the virus that caused COVID-19,” explains, the onset of COVID-19, Golden Kroner created a database that draws on news articles, government documents, : To prevent pandemics like COVID-19, 'take care of nature'Notes from the field: Protecting forests to benefit

2020 in review: A pandemic infected millions. Nature can help prevent another one

year. No other event dominated news headlines more this year than the COVID-19 pandemic, with 68, pandemic. What does COVID-19 have to do with nature? Believed to have originated at a wild animal, pandemics by 27 percent or more — at a fraction of the cost of current COVID-19 response efforts, the key to preventing the next pandemic. Read more here. COVID-19 felling protected areas, study, since COVID-19 restrictions went into effect around the world, according to reports earlier this year

Indigenous language loss, thawing ice, protected area risks: 3 stories you may have missed

that you should know about.1. Losing elders to COVID-19 endangers Indigenous languages The pandemic, . The story: As Indigenous elders in Brazil fall victim to COVID-19, their communities fear that Indigenous, : “The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated many Indigenous groups in the Amazon, especially in Brazil, , the most effective way to help Indigenous peoples weather crises such as COVID-19 — and preserve, on the rise since COVID-19 lockdownsStudy: COVID-19 jeopardizing world's protected areas

Expert: COVID, climate change create ‘perfect storm’ for Amazon fires

by climate change — and the COVID-19 pandemic have created what one expert calls “a perfect storm, temperatures that influence rainfall in South America, to commodity-driven deforestation and the COVID-19, , COVID-19 and firesDeforestation in the tropics has surged since COVID-19 restrictions went into effect, who are already struggling to battle the health impacts of COVID-19. Increased smoke will exacerbate, reading:Expert: To prevent pandemics like COVID-19, 'take care of nature'Notes from the field

Coronavirus chaos, coal collapse, permafrost thaw: 3 stories you may have missed

that you should know about.1. The COVID-19 pandemic is not a break for nature — let’s make sure, Big Picture: “The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates how much we depend on one another — one humanity, of COVID-19, explained Troëng.Read more here. 2. In a first, renewable energy is poised to eclipse coal, economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.3. The poisons released by melting, pandemics like COVID-19, 'take care of nature'Study: Protect these places — or face climate doomWhat

Statement from Conservation International CEO on World Economic Forum’s 2021 Global Risk Report

is by investing in our commitment to nature.“The COVID-19 pandemic — caused by a disease that jumped, intense fires and floods. Just like COVID-19, climate change has the potential to devastate economies, communities and families in every corner of the globe. But unlike COVID-19, it’s not too late

2020 in review: Against COVID and social inequality, Indigenous peoples persevered

Excluded from most national COVID-19 response measures and government relief packages, Indigenous, to sciencePoaching, deforestation reportedly on the rise since COVID-19 lockdownsStudy: COVID-19

For Indigenous peoples, pandemic poses unique risks

. Excluded from most national COVID-19 response measures and government relief packages, many, are making self-isolation extremely difficult for these communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, peoples particularly vulnerable to the symptoms of COVID-19 due to their lower immunity — the result

Conservation International Reports on Elevated 2020 Fire Risk in Amazonian Region

(Photo: Flavio Forner)High Temperatures, Deforestation and COVID-19 Compound Threats to Tropical, conditions in the western Amazon, coupled with COVID-19 and decreased government enforcement, Conservation, , and the COVID-19 pandemic.“We are seeing warmer than average Atlantic sea surface temperatures just, to COVID-19 restrictions. There has been increased deforestation as people are moving toward rural areas, Indigenous peoples who are already struggling to battle the health impacts of COVID-19. Increased smoke

2020 was supposed to be the ‘super year for nature.’ What now?

COVID-19 appeared on anyone’s radar, world leaders and climate activists declared 2020 a “super year, can help curb the spread of COVID-19 is to follow guidelines backed by research, public health, right now.”As individuals self-isolate to curb the spread of COVID-19, many governments are already, , the impact of COVID-19 is exacerbating existing challenges such as food insecurity and limited, to the COVID-19 pandemicAcross the globe, governments and individuals are taking swift action to curb the spread

Study: Too often, COVID recovery comes at nature’s expense

As governments map their road to recovery from COVID-19, protecting nature will be critical, nature in decisions made after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as their national pandemic, limit the risk of future zoonotic diseases like COVID-19 and save more money in the long run, . FURTHER READING: Expert: To prevent pandemics like COVID-19, 'take care of nature'With world leaders, late, Golden Kroner added. “COVID-19 and global crises highlight existing issues with protected

Climate and disease, economic recovery, green suburb: 3 stories you may have missed

to COVID-19 A recent body of research suggests that the climate crisis could increase the frequency, to discuss how to address climate change in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with including, , such as reforestation projects or restoring mangroves. Including nature protection in COVID-19 stimulus, to unprecedented levels once countries restart their economies. READ MORE: What does COVID-19 have to do, :Expert: To prevent pandemics like COVID-19, 'take care of nature'Study: Protect these places

Wildlife trade ban, ocean restoration, future coronaviruses: 3 stories you may have missed

wildlife trade, according to scientists.The Story: The COVID-19 pandemic — which originated in a live, ) such as COVID-19 in the future due to climate change and deforestation, reported Jeff McMahon for Forbes, of COVID-19, research shows that rising global temperatures will alter the timing, distribution and severity, for COVID-19 after likely being infected by a human zookeeper.READ MORE: What does COVID-19 have to do

Climate commitments, pangolin protection, disappearing mangroves: 3 stories you may have missed

that you should know about.1. How South Korea, France, and Italy are using the COVID-19 response to fight climate change The COVID-19 pandemic is spurring some countries to tackle another pressing, are using COVID-19 stimulus packages as an opportunity to advance climate policies while others, crisis will be tomorrow’s central scenario and, unlike COVID-19, no one will be able to self-isolate, you don’t need to use pangolins.” While there is no clear evidence that COVID-19 originated

2020 in review: On climate, action fell short — but some efforts forged ahead

. 2020 was supposed to be the ‘super year for nature.’ What now? Before COVID-19 appeared on anyone’s, to sciencePoaching, deforestation reportedly on the rise since COVID-19 lockdownsStudy: COVID-19

We Must Not Overlook Indigenous Peoples in the Coronavirus Fight

the following statement to raise awareness of COVID-19 cases among remote Indigenous communities:“As we adapt to the new normal in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, as the worldwide case count, nations, the spread of COVID-19 is robbing Indigenous peoples of their leadership, elders, friends, — and with them, the virus, putting these vulnerable communities in even greater peril.“Because COVID-19

Greenland melting, warming nights, COVID and wildlife: 3 stories you may have missed

to a recovery of some species, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on wildlife around the world are diverse. The story: Lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic have had a variety of impacts on global, means of income. However, in other regions, COVID-19 lockdowns have offered a respite for many, about the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on nature conservation, early evidence has shown

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