CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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For farmers facing a changing climate, a new hope

By René Edwards

November 13, 2016
In southern Guyana, the Rupununi Innovation Fund helps farmers boost their lands’ productivity and build resilience to climate impacts.
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In palm oil, Liberia sees economic boom — but forests may lose

By Sophie Bertazzo

October 28, 2016
CI Liberia’s Liam Walsh explains the opportunities and challenges that increased palm oil production could pose for the country.
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To improve crop yields, just add trees

By Syaiful Purba

October 20, 2016
In an Indonesian province plagued by deforestation, a group of women farmers has found a more sustainable way to feed their families.
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Want to change the world? Give women land rights

By Kame Westerman

October 14, 2016
More women than ever are growing the world’s food — yet men continue to make most land-use decisions.
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What you need to know about palm oil

By Molly Bergen

October 4, 2016
Fixing the palm oil industry requires more than a palm oil boycott. Here’s what you need to know.
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