CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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The future of Africa, in 6 charts

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 19, 2016
If Africa’s economic growth continues at the cost of its natural capital, the continent’s future as a global leader will be in jeopardy.
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What on Earth is ‘natural capital’?

By Bruno Vander Velde

July 13, 2016
This concept could literally revolutionize the way nature is protected.
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Building guesthouses — not mines — on South Africa’s Wild Coast

By Tessa Mildenhall

June 23, 2016
In a time when it’s more dangerous than ever to be an environmental activist, three brave women continue fighting to protect the land they love.
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Nature inextricably linked to companies’ bottom lines

By Peter Seligmann

April 1, 2016
Protecting nature isn’t a luxury — it’s integral to the prosperity of communities, companies and countries.
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Murders of environmental activists reflect chronic clashes over resource use

By Carlos Manuel Rodriguez

March 31, 2016
The tragic loss of Berta Cáceres and other activists is a frightening omen for the future of the land they fought to protect.
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