CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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New protected area in Amazon announced

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 4, 2019
Recently, the Bolivian government established the Bajo Madidi Municipal Conservation and Management Area.
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Protected areas see recent rise in legal rollbacks: study

By Olivia DeSmit

May 31, 2019
New study: Rollbacks of legal protections to protected areas are on the rise.
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As climate warms, Ecuador fights fires with forecasts

By Olivia DeSmit

May 22, 2019
An innovative tool combines weather forecasts with fire-tracking systems to create a "fire-weather forecast."
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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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