CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Climate emergency, oil spill aftermath, 'The Elephant Queen': 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

November 12, 2019
In case you missed it: The United States begins the withdrawal process from the Paris Agreement, an oil spill spreads along the northeast coast of Brazil and a new documentary follows a herd of elephants through Kenya.
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How an unheralded US law could help protect Africa’s forests

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 14, 2019
The head of Conservation International's Africa field division has a suggestion for the continent’s decision-makers: redirect some of your debt to the United States into conserving nature.
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Protections for African wildlife face growing threat: a lack of money

By Olivia DeSmit

October 24, 2018
Two experts on protected areas react to recent findings that a majority of protected areas in Africa are underfunded.
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New NASA project aims to make nature’s value visible from space

By Tim Noviello

February 22, 2018
Conservation International is working with NASA to help countries measure the value of nature.
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What on Earth is a ‘conservation agreement’?

By Cassandra Kane

February 20, 2018
Here, we break down “conservation agreements,” an approach that helps conserve biodiversity while improving the quality of life for local communities.
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