CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Growing cleaner, better coffee in the ‘land of a thousand hills’

By Amos Thiongo

September 23, 2016
Conservation agreements are helping Rwandan coffee farmers improve production — and fetch a better price.
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Before and after: In four short years, new forest takes root

By Jessica Scranton

May 25, 2016
On the edge of an Indonesian national park, a photographer documents farmland being reclaimed by the trees.
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Photo essay: In South Africa, a woman’s struggle to sustain the land that sustains her

By Tessa Mildenhall

March 6, 2016
At an age when many people are slowing down, Gertruida Cloete continues to face daily hardships while protecting her fragile, wild home.
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Q&A: How the coffee sector is mapping a path toward global sustainability

By Molly Bergen

March 4, 2016
With forecasts of growing demand and a changing climate, the time to protect this crucial crop is now.
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To help African farmers, making big data fit in their pockets

By Sandy Andelman, Ph.D.

February 16, 2016
Increased access to technology is poised to revolutionize the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Africa. One of CI’s top scientists explains.
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