CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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In historic move, Costa Rica makes big splash for conservation

By Kiley Price

December 17, 2021
Costa Rica announced Friday that it will expand its protected ocean area from 2.7 percent to more than 30 percent of its territorial waters.
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Meet a scientist: the fisheries aficionado

By Kiley Price

July 22, 2021
Ana Gloria Guzmán-Mora is the executive director of Conservation International’s Costa Rica program, where she works with local communities and governments to help them meet their goals for protecting the planet.
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New report on carbon markets: What you need to know

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 3, 2021
The market for carbon offsets must be scaled up globally to make a sufficient dent in climate change, according to a new report that lays out a path toward a high-quality global carbon market.
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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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Teeth to tail: 6 stories about sharks this week

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 21, 2017
For Shark Week, dive into these six shark stories from around the world.
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