CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Indigenous leaders: Traditional knowledge can save the planet

By Molly Bergen

June 7, 2016
From northern Tanzania to the Peruvian Amazon, ancient knowledge could have important implications for how people everywhere relate to nature.
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Mid-altitude humid rainforest in Tolongoina, Fandriana Vondrozo corridor, Madagascar
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In cyclone-plagued country, forests help farmers recover

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 24, 2016
A new study explores the impacts of cyclones on Madagascar’s vulnerable smallholder farmers, who are often forced to turn to nature for survival.
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In recovery from massive typhoon, Philippine town struggles to balance complex motives

By Molly Bergen

April 7, 2016
Concepcion is adapting to the “new normal” — despite some contradictions.
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As a vital lake vanishes, a woman fights for the people it leaves behind

By Molly Bergen

April 5, 2016
Indigenous woman and “climate warrior” Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim has brought the struggles of her community onto the global stage.
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Q&A: How the coffee sector is mapping a path toward global sustainability

By Molly Bergen

March 4, 2016
With forecasts of growing demand and a changing climate, the time to protect this crucial crop is now.
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