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My ‘aha!’ moment: In Madagascar, a fisheries discussion without the fishers

By Kame Westerman

March 7, 2017
How working with octopus fishers in Madagascar led Kame Westerman to make a surprising discovery about women and conservation.
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Wild ring-tailed lemur population has plummeted 95% since 2000

By Kim Reuter

January 13, 2017
There are now more ring-tailed lemurs in zoos around the world than remain in the wild in Madagascar.
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China ban on ivory trade only first step to saving elephants, expert says

By Molly Bergen

January 4, 2017
The world’s largest ivory market will soon be shut down. Here’s what needs to happen next.
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As native plants vanish, parched Moroccan peaks get seeds of hope

By Marsea Nelson

November 15, 2016
Community nurseries are helping mountain villagers protect their livelihoods in the face of a changing world.
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New tool could map out how countries adapt to a changing world

By Sophie Bertazzo

November 9, 2016
The latest edition of CI’s podcast series, “Inside Science,” explores the groundbreaking possibilities of the Resilience Atlas.
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