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  • Study: Fungi could be vital for reaching climate goals
    on June 13, 2023

    Underneath the ground, intricate fungal networks are working together with plants to absorb huge amounts of carbon — equivalent to more than a third of the world's annual fossil fuel emissions, according to a new study.

  • What is the biodiversity COP and why does it matter?
    on December 7, 2022

    In a once-in-a-decade opportunity, policymakers from 196 countries are gathering in Montreal to tackle Earth’s “silent crisis” — the massive collapse of biodiversity.

  • News spotlight: Can consumer choices protect a critically endangered whale?
    on December 5, 2022

    In case you missed it: North Atlantic right whales are fast approaching extinction. Each year, this rare species migrates along the eastern coast of the United States. The path leads right whales into a gauntlet of treacherous fishing grounds around New England.

  • Meet a scientist: Using tech to advance wildlife conservation
    on October 21, 2022

    Senior Wildlife Conservation Scientist Jorge Ahumada uses technology to track wildlife species around the world and ensure the data is available to craft smart policies for their protection. Conservation News spoke to him about his passion for mining big data to uncover hidden trends in nature.

  • In the high seas, scientists uncover a ‘vortex of life’
    on June 30, 2021

    On the surface, the international waters off the coasts of Peru and Chile are a seemingly barren expanse. But beneath the waves, two underwater mountain chains — known as the Salas y Gómez and Nazca ridges — are bursting with life, according to a new study.

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