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In Bolivian Andes, new protected area offers ‘a breath of fresh air’

By Kiley Price

March 25, 2021
With support from Conservation International, the municipality of Guanay in Bolivia established a law to protect one-third of its land.
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Trove of new species discovered in hidden Bolivian valley

By Kiley Price

December 14, 2020
On an expedition to Bolivia's Zongo Valley, a team of researchers recently discovered 20 species completely new to science, and rediscovered several species that had not been seen for decades.
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In wind-swept Andes, (sustainable) vicuña wool is good as gold

By Kiley Price

November 7, 2019
Find out how one woolly species is supporting conservation work and livelihoods for communities in Bolivia.
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The Amazon is on fire: 5 things you need to know

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 22, 2019
The Amazon is on fire. Here are 5 things you need to know.
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How an unheralded US law could help protect Africa’s forests

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 14, 2019
The head of Conservation International's Africa field division has a suggestion for the continent’s decision-makers: redirect some of your debt to the United States into conserving nature.
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