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In diver’s paradise, communities unite to protect their most valuable resource: reefs

By Kiley Price

October 23, 2019
The communities of Atauro Island in Timor-Leste announce that they have unified their marine protected areas into a single network, with the goal of strengthening conservation — and getting paid for it.
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Expedition draws world’s attention to new crown jewel of marine life

By Ben Koses

August 17, 2016
Atauro Island is a treasure trove of biodiversity, but it needs help to stay that way.
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Snakes on mysterious island live in trees, impregnate themselves

By David Emmett

July 18, 2016
A recent species survey in Timor-Leste has revealed unique life on a little-studied island.
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Dispatch from Atauro: Search for species raises more questions

By David Emmett

June 9, 2015
When it comes to species research on this small Timor-Leste island, this expedition was just the beginning.
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Dispatch from Atauro: Night Hikes, Bat Caves and a Trove of New Species

By David Emmett

June 1, 2015
A CI expedition finds a trove of unexpected discoveries — and more reasons to protect nature at a potential tourist destination.
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