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Indonesian Communities Build a ‘Green Wall’ to Fight Deforestation

By Anton Ario

January 22, 2013
Over 30 million people living on Java depend on intact forests to protect their water supply.
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Jared Diamond Explores What We Can Learn from Traditional Societies

By Molly Bergen

January 17, 2013
In his new book, the author and Conservation International board member compares aspects of traditional cultures with the modern world.
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In Timor-Leste, Striving to Protect Resources for Local Communities

By Lynn Tang

December 17, 2012
Illegal fishers from outside Timor-Leste are threatening the tiny country’s marine fisheries.
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To Relocate Town Buried By Mudslide, Colombians Turn to Nature

By Dr. Leonardo Sáenz

November 9, 2012
Using innovative ecosystem mapping tools, CI and partners are helping one town adapt to a changing climate.
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Assessing Coral Reef Resilience in Raja Ampat

By Sangeeta Mangubhai

October 30, 2012
The more we know about coral bleaching, the better we can predict which reefs will be most affected by climate change.
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