CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Coffee farmers in Vilcaniza, Alto Mayo
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As pandemic pounded Peru, one region thrived on coffee, carbon

By Vanessa Bauza

April 9, 2021
Across Peru, the COVID-19 pandemic has left millions without jobs. But in the Alto Mayo Protected Forest, where the Amazon meets the Andes, coffee farmers were spared much of the economic devastation that gripped Peru’s cities and towns.
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New report on carbon markets: What you need to know

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 3, 2021
The market for carbon offsets must be scaled up globally to make a sufficient dent in climate change, according to a new report that lays out a path toward a high-quality global carbon market.
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Notes from the field: For communities, conservation brings business opportunities

By Kiley Price

January 21, 2021
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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Notes from the field: Protecting forests to benefit people

By Kiley Price

October 29, 2019
Here are three conservation successes you need to know about.
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Forest carbon credits ‘worse than nothing’? There’s more to this story

By Joanna Durbin, Ph.D.

May 24, 2019
Forest carbon credits ‘worse than nothing’? There’s more to this story
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