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Protected areas see recent rise in legal rollbacks: study

By Olivia DeSmit

May 31, 2019
New study: Rollbacks of legal protections to protected areas are on the rise.
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Lions near the Mara North Conservancy in Kenya.
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Protections for African wildlife face growing threat: a lack of money

By Olivia DeSmit

October 24, 2018
Two experts on protected areas react to recent findings that a majority of protected areas in Africa are underfunded.
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Social media turns tide of ocean protection in Brazil

By Morgan Lynch

April 17, 2018
Brazil recently announced the creation of two marine protected areas totaling 900,000 square kilometers.
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Áreas desmatadas ilegalmente na Amazônia estão forçando a redução de áreas protegidas, diz estudo

By Sophie Bertazzo

February 20, 2018
Conservation News, conversou com os dois autores do estudo, cientistas da Conservação Internacional, Rodrigo Medeiros e Mike Mascia. Aqui, eles explicam a dinâmica que levou à perda generalizada das áreas protegidas de Rondônia durante a última década.
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Deforested areas in the Amazon vulnerable to loss of legal protections, study finds

By Sophie Bertazzo

February 13, 2018
Human Nature talked to Conservation International scientists about what their findings about protected areas could mean for the Amazon’s future.
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