CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Why is biodiversity important?

By Julie Shaw

November 15, 2018
Four reasons biodiversity is essential to humanity.
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End-of-summer reading list: 4 staff picks

By Jessica Pink

August 22, 2018
As summer draws to a close, here are the five environmental books Conservation International staff can’t put down.
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Chris Burkard

‘Absolutely raw’: In remote islands, documenting nature brings high risk, high reward

By Louisa Barnes

July 30, 2018
Award-winning photographer Chris Burkard set out in a tiny, twin-engine plane to capture the beauty of the islands and the critical need to conserve them.
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Meet a scientist: the whale whisperer

By Morgan Lynch

July 12, 2018
We spoke with Olive Andrews about what whales can teach us about the health of the oceans — and her longtime friendship with a humpback named “Nala.”
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What can a bird-catching tradition tell us about conservation?

By Morgan Lynch

July 10, 2018
Bird-catching paints a picture of the migratory habits of birds — information that could help scientists identify critical trends in climate change.
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