CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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With climate change, Pacific tuna economy enters uncharted waters

By Sarah Hauck

January 7, 2016
If rising seas submerge an island nation, would it still control its rich waters?
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Illegal logger turned forest champion — with help from hummingbirds

By Cassandra Kane

January 5, 2016
For Norbil Becerra, destroying forests was a necessary evil — until the day he saw a hummingbird.
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The good news: 5 conservation victories to celebrate in 2015

By Molly Bergen

December 21, 2015
From South America’s rainforests to the Mekong River, here are five stories of hope for the planet.
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A big winner in the Paris Agreement: Forests

By Cassandra Kane

December 18, 2015
Countries sent a strong signal that they’re ready to take concrete steps to end deforestation.
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Experts: Paris Agreement falls short on indigenous rights

By Molly Bergen

December 17, 2015
Many indigenous leaders were frustrated by what they viewed as inadequate recognition of the threats that climate change poses to their communities.
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