April 30, 2007
Lush tropical rain forest, limestone caves, lakes, and rivers are some of the diverse ecosystems recently granted protection by the government of Madagascar.
April 11, 2007
With newly awarded, state-sanctioned Associate’s Degrees in conservation and biodiversity studies, TCCB graduates are now returning to their communities to work as field researchers, rangers, wardens, and protected area managers.
February 21, 2007
With a new conservation fund under development, Africa’s first female president appears intent on creating a legacy that will extend far beyond her term.
October 2, 2006
The United States government is willing to forgive debt if the money is instead spent on the protection of tropical forests.
September 27, 2006
A newly established Brazilian state forest is roughly the size of New Jersey and demonstrates that the state of Amapá is aggressively moving to conserve its lush landscape.
August 23, 2006
A comparatively modest financial investment has helped to establish the Tayna Gorilla Reserve as the nation's first private, community-run wildlife sanctuary on traditional land near the Tayna River.
August 22, 2006
In a remote region of northern Ecuador, the indigenous Chachi community of El Encanto recently denied a logging company the right to harvest timber on traditional land.
July 10, 2006
For centuries people reaped the bounty of this unique land, but by the 1990s, Madagascar’s once mighty forests had been reduced to mere islands of green.
March 28, 2006
A nation of coral atolls, Kiribati comprises three distinct groups of islands (the Gilbert Islands, Phoenix Islands, and Line Islands) and straddles the equator about halfway between Hawaii and Australia.
March 22, 2006
The Caucasus is located at a biological crossroads, where species from Central and Northern Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa mingle with unique species found nowhere else.
November 15, 2005
Rare Matschie’s tree kangaroos occupy the same ecological niche as monkeys.
September 10, 2005
Siberut island, off the west coast of Sumatra in Indonesia, is recognized as a key biodiversity area for conservation action.
September 10, 2004
The discovery of a new species of cryptic nocturnal bird in a little-studied part of the tropics is hardly remarkable in itself.
August 12, 2004
A new multimillion-dollar initiative by CI and the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (DFGFI) symbolizes a gradual return to normalcy in the DRC.
August 1, 2004
Safeguarding this rich environment was the driving force behind a recent debt-for-nature swap involving the United States, Colombia, and three conservation groups—CI, the World Wildlife Fund, and The Nature Conservancy.