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Will Global Warming Crush the Wine Industry?

The wine-producing regions of the world are under threat from global warming, suggests a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Full story

Scientists discover new type of Snapper

   NBC News' Richard Engel talks to a Conservation International scientist as he identifies a new species of fish.

Teaching ‘future stewards’ of precious marine habitat

   Conservation International works with Indonesian children to help them learn how to protect the most diverse underwater region in the world.  NBC News’ Richard Engel reports.

Crayola Katydid & Cowboy Frog Among 46 Newfound Jungle Species

Updated at 11:10 a.m. ET, Wednesday, Jan. 25. A spiny armored catfish and a cowboy frog are among 46 species that may be new to science discovered in the South American country of Suriname, researchers now reveal. Full story

Species from Suriname

   Get a look at the "cowboy frog" and other creatures discovered during a scientific survey of southwest Suriname.

Scientists study Suriname’s species

   Researchers describe what they’ve been finding during a survey of Suriname’s species as part of Conservation International’s Rapid Assessment Program. Courtesy: Conservation International

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  RAP stars of the animal world

Get a look at the top-20 species observed during the 20 years of Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program, also known as RAP.

Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil arrives for a Conservation International conference in Sao Paulo
Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil arrives for a Conservation International conference in Sao Paulo

Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil arrives for a Conservation International conference in Sao Paulo February 20, 2013. REUTERS/ Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT ENTERTAINMENT)

A Katydid observed during Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program in southwest Suriname.
A Katydid observed during Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program in southwest Suriname.

Katydid observed during Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program in southwest Suriname in August and September 2010. Katydids are recognized by scientists as indicators of habitat disturbance for an ecosystem. They tend to stay within small specific habitats and do not disperse widely.

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15th Annual Los Angeles Dinner Benefiting Conservation International and Honoring DreamWorks Animation
15th Annual Los Angeles Dinner Benefiting Conservation International and Honoring DreamWorks Animation

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 16: Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Conservation International/actor Harrison Ford, CEO of DreamWorks Animation Jeffrey Katzenberg and recipient of Conservation International's "Global Conservation Hero" award speak onstage during the 15th annual Los Angeles Dinn