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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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From machetes to maps: How a ‘red line’ eased conflict in Bolivia’s Amazon

By Candido Pastor

August 19, 2016
After years of dispute, competing land users found common ground through a map they drew together.
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3 ways conservation efforts can promote peace

By Brittany Ajroud

November 5, 2014
Just as natural resource destruction has been linked to global conflict, protecting nature can serve as the bedrock for peaceful societies.
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Remembering Two Field Biology Pioneers

By Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier

August 12, 2013
Twenty years ago this month, the conservation community and the world suffered a tragic loss.
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