CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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Áreas desmatadas ilegalmente na Amazônia estão forçando a redução de áreas protegidas, diz estudo

By Sophie Bertazzo

February 20, 2018
Human Nature, conversou com os dois autores do estudo, cientistas da Conservação Internacional, Rodrigo Medeiros e Mike Mascia. Aqui, eles explicam a dinâmica que levou à perda generalizada das áreas protegidas de Rondônia durante a última década.
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Deforested areas in the Amazon vulnerable to loss of legal protections, study finds

By Sophie Bertazzo

February 13, 2018
Human Nature talked to Conservation International scientists about what their findings about protected areas could mean for the Amazon’s future.
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Peru establishes new national park in the Amazon

By Morgan Lynch

January 25, 2018
Peru established Yaguas National Park in an untouched area of the Amazon.
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