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Sloth lady of Suriname
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Sloth lady of Suriname

When Monique Pool pulls up, residents and tourists photograph her as she works to take sloths from places they shouldn't be, due to the loss of their forest habitat, encroaching urbanization and climate change.

Reindeer need infrastructure, too. These bridges are just for them

Reindeer need infrastructure, too. These bridges are just for them

Check out these new Swedish “renoducts,”—a play on the Swedish word for reindeer and “viaduct”—that will help the country’s reindeer safely travel without being hit by cars.
Lasers reveal steep decline in ecosystem function of degraded Amazon forests
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Lasers reveal steep decline in ecosystem function of degraded Amazon forests

Large portions of the Amazon rainforest are degraded by human activities. Airborne laser scans paired with an ecological model show that these areas store less carbon, carry less water, and are much more fire-prone.

A bridge for tamarins
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A bridge for tamarins

One of the world’s most spectacular primates has become a symbol of conservation in Brazil, where an overpass is being built over a major highway to keep the species going.
Global consumer demands fuel the extinction crisis facing the world’s primates
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Global consumer demands fuel the extinction crisis facing the world’s primates

Commodity production, extraction, and consumption are taking a heavy toll on key primates habitats around the world.

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Amazon primates face barriers in responding to climate change
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Amazon primates face barriers in responding to climate change

Climate change will make the current ranges of most Amazon primates uninhabitable in the coming decades, forcing them to move.

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