CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Before and after: In four short years, new forest takes root

By Jessica Scranton

May 25, 2016
On the edge of an Indonesian national park, a photographer documents farmland being reclaimed by the trees.
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Cambodia makes bold move to protect its vanishing forests

By Virginia Simpson

May 2, 2016
This announcement declared new conservation commitments for critical forests across five new protected areas.
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Halt in construction of Brazilian dam sign of progress on indigenous rights

By Molly Bergen

April 28, 2016
This news could signal a shift for historically marginalized communities.
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Verdicts in turtle conservationist’s murder a rare rebuke of crimes against environmentalists

By Molly Bergen

April 11, 2016
Jairo Mora Sandoval was a victim of a war between poachers and environmentalists on a Costa Rican beach.
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Investigation finds rampant illegal fishing in Costa Rica

By Molly Bergen

March 28, 2016
Recent research by Conservation International’s Costa Rica office found that the problem is worse than previously thought.
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