CONSERVATION NEWS

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Indonesian province leaps ahead in conservation

By Olivia DeSmit

March 25, 2019
The government of the province of West Papua announced legislation establishing it as Indonesia’s first “conservation province.”
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In Galápagos, lobster fishers make unlikely — but effective — conservationists

By Molly Bergen

May 8, 2017
Recently, the spiny lobster was nearly wiped out from the Galápagos — a disappearance that could have spelled disaster for the island’s fragile ecosystems.
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How an accidental forest saved a village from a storm for the ages

By Molly Bergen

November 24, 2015
In coastal Philippines, local people are discovering that by protecting nature, they can protect themselves.
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How nature can help us adapt to a changing climate: 3 questions for David Hole

By Sarah Hauck

November 20, 2015
Why so-called “nature-based solutions” may be one of our best ways to brace ourselves for the future climate.
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Ahead of climate talks, a crucial voice is missing

By Lindsay Mosher

November 19, 2015
In build-up to Paris meeting, nearly 75% of the Earth’s surface is being left off the agenda: the ocean.
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