CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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From machetes to maps: How a ‘red line’ eased conflict in Bolivia’s Amazon

By Candido Pastor

August 19, 2016
After years of dispute, competing land users found common ground through a map they drew together.
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In Kenya’s famed ‘green hills,’ saving water means saving forests

By Christina Ender

August 3, 2016
In the face of widespread poverty and unsustainable development, how can communities in the Chyulu Hills protect their life-giving springs?
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In Papua New Guinea, protection of nature hinges on local support

By David Mitchell

July 6, 2016
In one of the world’s richest natural environments, a rare step is being taken to empower local people to protect it.
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In photos: From forest to mega-city, a river's journey

By Jessica Scranton

June 15, 2016
An Indonesian river is transformed as it winds downstream.
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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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