CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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In Colombia, a new way to protect mangroves takes root

By Raul Quintana

May 19, 2021
A recently-launched blue carbon finance project for the first time takes into account not only the carbon that mangrove trees store in their trunks and leaves, but also the carbon they sequester in their soils, often for millennia.
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Notes from the field: From fighting fires to cleaning seas, communities stand up for nature

By Kiley Price

April 8, 2021
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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Notes from the field: For communities, conservation brings business opportunities

By Kiley Price

January 21, 2021
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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Time for a tropical carbon tax, experts say

By Kiley Price

February 13, 2020
In a recent article, Conservation International's executive vice president explained how a tax on carbon could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions while protecting nature.
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Saving the mangroves to save the clams — and a way of life

By Cassandra Kane

June 21, 2018
A community in Colombia ensures their mangroves and clams are around well into the future.
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