CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Notes from the field: fish-waste fertilizer, fire-resistant trees and more

By Will McCarry

February 25, 2022
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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New science: Satellite data preventing climate-fueled floods — and more

By Kiley Price

February 17, 2022
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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Meet a scientist: the freshwater defender

By Will McCarry

February 10, 2022
Growing up in Kenya on the edge of Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa, Leonard Akwany always felt most at home in nature. Long days fishing and birding with friends forged a special connection to the lake, eventually leading to a career focused on protecting it.
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Protecting nature to prevent pandemics costs just 1% of fighting them

By Kiley Price

February 4, 2022
Experts say the yearly cost of future pandemics will be a staggering US$ 2 trillion. For just 1 percent of that cost, the world could prevent pandemics at their source by protecting nature, according to a new study published today in Science Advances.
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2021 in review: New maps, tech could help fight climate breakdown and biodiversity loss

By Kiley Price

December 30, 2021
From analyzing climate impacts to developing new conservation technology, scientists at Conservation International stayed busy this year as they worked to help stop climate breakdown and biodiversity loss. Here are a few breakthroughs from 2021.
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