CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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To solve climate change, it’s time to get business on board

By Peter Seligmann

November 27, 2015
Governments can only go so far in addressing climate change. Leadership from the business sector is a crucial part of the equation.
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