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On remote Philippine island, female forest rangers are a force to be reckoned with

By Molly Bergen

March 8, 2016
Palawan communities are linked to the land by tradition, spirituality and survival — and women like Nolsita Siyang are rising up to defend it.
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In Cambodian floating villages, a bold voice helps women boost income

By Layhim Vann

March 7, 2016
Business training is helping the women of Tonle Sap Lake become confident entrepreneurs — and reduce their dependence on a stressed fishery.
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Commentary: Road project puts Malaysian primates at risk

By Russell A. Mittermeier, Ph.D.

January 15, 2016
Russ Mittermeier shares insights from a recent “primate-watching” trip to Malaysian Borneo.
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Elephants with a trust fund? Endowment to protect future of a ‘magical’ forest

By David Emmett

January 14, 2016
A stronghold against forest destruction, this Cambodian protected area is a critical refuge for rare species.
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Turning the tide on manta slaughter: A story in pictures

By Shawn Heinrichs

December 1, 2015
Photojournalist Shawn Heinrichs takes us inside a grisly manta hunt in eastern Indonesia.
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