CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Manta ray research boosts smart policies and ecotourism in Indonesia

By Shawn Heinrichs

December 17, 2013
Guest blogger Shawn Heinrichs shares tales from a recent manta ray expedition.
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Fish to Thrive: Marine Protection Helps Give Poor Communities a Leg Up

By Rachel Neugarten

October 25, 2013
This is the final blog post in a three-part series from Rachel Neugarten’s recent visit to Madagascar.
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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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