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Dispatch from Atauro: Night Hikes, Bat Caves and a Trove of New Species

By David Emmett

June 1, 2015
A CI expedition finds a trove of unexpected discoveries — and more reasons to protect nature at a potential tourist destination.
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Dispatch from Atauro: On Arid Island, Life Hinges on Forest

By David Emmett

May 26, 2015
Search for species continues in a place where life subsists precariously on a trickle of water.
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On a Tiny Island, Searching for a Spitting Cobra

By David Emmett

May 22, 2015
A special CI series: A fascinating speck of an island off Timor-Leste has never been formally studied — until now.
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Why Do We Need Species? Fighting Climate Change, for One

By Russell A. Mittermeier, Ph.D.

May 18, 2015
Every day we learn more about just how crucial species are for human well-being.
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Unlocking the mystery of the manta — via satellite

By Kevin Connor

May 14, 2015
The more we learn about mantas, the better we can protect them — and the people they benefit.
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