CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Newest ‘walking’ shark heralds brighter future for Indonesia’s sharks and rays

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

August 29, 2013
Learn how Indonesia has taken incredible steps to protect these fascinating — and valuable — creatures.
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Our Sea of Islands: Learning From Traditional Fisheries Management Across the Pacific

By Kehau Springer

August 20, 2013
To protect our ocean, we need to be innovative yet remain rooted in our culture and beliefs.
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An Action Plan to Save One of the World’s Strangest Mammals

By Annette Olsson

July 3, 2013
Although unknown to many, this animal is among the most highly trafficked in Asia and parts of Africa.
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Climate change puts the squeeze on wine production

By Lee Hannah, Ph.D.

April 8, 2013
The first global map of future land suitability for vineyards could change everything we think we know about wine.
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Raja Ampat launches Indonesia’s first shark sanctuary

By Matthew Fox

February 21, 2013
Earlier this week, the regency government of West Papua’s Raja Ampat archipelago took the bold step of declaring its entire 46,000 square-kilometer (almost 18,000 square-mile) marine domain a shark sanctuary — Indonesia’s first.
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