CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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New protected area in Amazon announced

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 4, 2019
Recently, the Bolivian government established the Bajo Madidi Municipal Conservation and Management Area.
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Where unsustainable mining once reigned, ‘radical change’ beckons

By Olivia DeSmit

January 31, 2019
Conservation International is helping indigenous peoples in the region to shift their economic dependence from mining to sustainable tourism, capitalizing on the draw of the salt flats.
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