Conservation news and Environmental science

How deforestation risks for investors can become opportunities for conservation (commentary)

Deforestation can damage a company’s reputation and business performance, presenting a real risk for investors.Recent research showcases examples of how companies have suffered from...

$10bn pledged in new commitments to protect the world’s oceans

Representatives of governments,...
Phytoplankton under a microscope. Rattiya Thongdumhyu/Shutterstock

How microscopic ocean organisms and the earth’s temperature are linked

The global ocean covers about 71% of the earth’s surface and contains approximately 97% of all water on the planet. In some ways, the ocean...

Vanishing species deserve our few cents (commentary)

As a conservation scientist, people often ask me, “What can I do to help save vanishing species?” In the U.S., you already do something...

Chilling images of illegal mining operations in Peru

A second operation, also based on the information from the Peruvian Air Force, took place on Aug. 14 along the Malinowski River near...
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