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A rarity: Whale shark researchers tag female of the species

By Erfa Canisthya

June 12, 2018
In March, a team of scientists from Conservation International Indonesia tagged a female whale shark — the first ever tagged in West Papua.
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Split image of staghorn coral, Acropora sp., and uninhabited island, Ailuk atoll, Marshall Islands, Pacific
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5 ways that climate change affects the ocean

By Jessica Pink

June 7, 2018
Conservation News examines some of the ways that climate change affects life in the oceans — and what that means for humanity.
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Postcard from the Pacific: In new film, ocean is the star

By Morgan Lynch

May 28, 2018
A new film showcases the relationship that the people of New Caledonia have with nature.
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In a long-lost city, scientists find an ‘exuberance’ of life

By Jamey Anderson

May 23, 2018
A team of researchers led by Conservation International explored the biological treasures that exist in an inaccessible corner of Central America.
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Satellite tags shed light on sea turtle treks

By Morgan Lynch

May 22, 2018
Knowing where the turtles go is the first step to protecting them.
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