CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Climate commitments, pangolin protection, disappearing mangroves: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

June 15, 2020
In case you missed it: Some countries are using the pandemic as an opportunity to push forward climate commitments, China announced that pangolin scales are not included in its 2020 approved list of traditional Chinese medicine and new research finds that the world’s mangroves could die out within...
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Bird-watchers spot illegal hunting in China

By Morgan Lynch

July 19, 2018
When the spoon-billed sandpiper started to disappear, bird-watching groups in China decided they needed to do something about illegal hunting.
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What on Earth is a ‘conservation agreement’?

By Cassandra Kane

February 20, 2018
Here, we break down “conservation agreements,” an approach that helps conserve biodiversity while improving the quality of life for local communities.
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In South America, are the tides turning against illegal fishing?

By Morgan Lynch

January 5, 2018
A Conservation International scientist explains how the Ecuadorean government handled a case of illegal fishing.
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In case you missed it: 3 recent ‘gifts’ to the environment

By Morgan Lynch

December 22, 2017
Organizations and countries give back to the environment this holiday season.
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