CONSERVATION NEWS

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Sticker shock: This country’s taste for ‘bushmeat’ comes at a terrible price

By Virginia Simpson

October 18, 2017
An in-your-face campaign aims to shock Cambodians into giving up their taste for wild animal meat — before it’s too late.
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Our critical allies for elephants

By M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.

August 12, 2017
Elephants illustrate a core truth about conservation work: It must be done alongside local communities.
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My ‘aha!’ moment: A trip to an empty nature reserve

By Sophie Bertazzo

March 27, 2017
For David Emmett, teaching biology in Malawi delivered a reality check on the intersection between conservation, poverty, food insecurity and education that shaped his career.
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To protect nature and boost economy, Cambodia must follow Costa Rica’s lead

By Carlos Manuel Rodriguez

December 12, 2016
Here’s why Costa Rica’s success fighting deforestation and poverty can be a useful model for Cambodia.
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Cambodia makes bold move to protect its vanishing forests

By Virginia Simpson

May 2, 2016
This announcement declared new conservation commitments for critical forests across five new protected areas.
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