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People depend on nature for many things. A stable climate. Clean air. Fresh water. Abundant food. And the incalculable additional benefits the world’s biodiversity provides. Conservation International (CI) works to ensure a healthy and productive planet for us all.

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[ Methane discussion heats up as scientists investigate a plume in the Southwest ]

Scientists from around the country recently gathered in Farmington, New Mexico to discuss a massive methane hot spot over the Four Corners region of the Southwest United States.

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[ Earth Day irony: Land and Water Conservation Fund under fire in Senate hearing ]

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) will get a full oversight hearing by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on April 22.With only five months to go before it expires on Sept.

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[ Taxpayers and public lands stand to benefit from Interior’s efforts to revise royalty rates ]

Anastasia Greene

The Department of Interior announced plans, by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to revisit royalty rates charged to energy producers—th

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[ A trip to greater sage-grouse country for one of nature’s weirdest mating displays ]

It was just after 5:00 AM when we arrived at our destination in the remote sagebrush plains of northern Colorado. A chorus of deep, resonant “blooping” sounds grew louder as we walked into the darkness, and turned off our headlamps in order to avoid startling the finicky birds.

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[ National Park Week invites you to celebrate “America’s best idea” ]

From the awe-inspiring contours of the Grand Canyon to the Everglades’ sweeping “river of grass,” national parks are among the iconic landscapes that define America.

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