CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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As native plants vanish, parched Moroccan peaks get seeds of hope

By Marsea Nelson

November 15, 2016
Community nurseries are helping mountain villagers protect their livelihoods in the face of a changing world.
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We can be heroes: Local leaders with super powers for conservation

By Jamey Anderson

September 9, 2016
Fifteen conservationists came together at the World Conservation Congress to showcase the power of community action for the environment.
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DNA test confirms presence of cave giants in Europe

By Molly Bergen

April 25, 2016
The presence of olms in Balkan caves is a good omen for the health of the groundwater they inhabit.
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Q&A: In Hard-Luck Haiti, a One-Man Mission to Save Its Coasts

By Molly Bergen

June 2, 2015
Grassroots environmentalist Jean Wiener led community efforts in Haiti to create the nation’s first marine protected areas — important work now recognized by a prestigious award.
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Ensuring a Future for Vultures, Nature's Cleanup Crew

By Anand Chaudhary

October 30, 2013
In the spirit of Halloween, we share the story of one of nature’s “creepy creatures” that is more important than most people realize.
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