News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Why is biodiversity important?

By Julie Shaw

November 15, 2018
Four reasons biodiversity is essential to humanity.
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To protect nature and boost economy, Cambodia must follow Costa Rica’s lead

By Carlos Manuel Rodriguez

December 12, 2016
Here’s why Costa Rica’s success fighting deforestation and poverty can be a useful model for Cambodia.
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Hope for Conservation and Peace in the Korean Demilitarized Zone

By Todd Walters

November 13, 2014
Could a rebounding wilderness help build peace between the two Koreas?
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Raiders of the Corn: Reducing Human-monkey Conflict in the Indian Himalaya

By Martina Anandam

October 10, 2014
How a team of researchers is working with communities to protect farmers’ crops — and the animals that are destroying them.
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The Global Cost of Protecting Biodiversity? Less Than You Think

By Carlos Manuel Rodriguez

October 9, 2014
The price may sound impossibly high, but it’s absolutely doable — and necessary. Here’s why.
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