CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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Study: COVID-19 jeopardizing world’s protected areas

By Kiley Price

June 3, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is jeopardizing areas set aside to conserve nature, according to a study published yesterday.
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In a first, a drone helps nab illegal logger in Peru

By Cassandra Kane

May 16, 2018
A man was caught illegally cutting down trees in Peru’s Alto Mayo Protected Forest.
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Voices of the Alto Mayo: Women in charge

By María Hernández

April 3, 2018
María Hernández describes her life in the Alto Mayo and how it has changed since she and her sister, Maximila, signed a conservation agreement.
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Voices of the Alto Mayo: ‘The forest gives me everything’

By Abdías Vásquez

March 27, 2018
Abdías Vásquez describes his life in the Alto Mayo and how it has changed since he signed a conservation agreement.
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