CONSERVATION NEWS

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Yellowstone wolves, policy rollbacks, snail trafficking: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 20, 2020
In case you missed it: Wolves in Yellowstone National Park are helping to create more resilient elk populations, changes to one of the United States’ most important conservation laws could increase greenhouse gas emissions and disrupt wildlife habitats, and the illegal wildlife trade is driving the...
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‘One really sick reef’: To protect wildlife, Cuba faces tough challenges, choices

By Dr. Les Kaufman

October 28, 2015
A journey to Cuba’s Zapata National Park had revealed to us just how much of the country’s unique natural treasures remained. But a dive in Cuba’s coastal waters was to tell a different story.
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After diplomatic thaw, Cuba looks to protect nature from rising tide of tourism

By Dr. Les Kaufman

October 26, 2015
A Conservation International scientist explores the natural wealth of this long-isolated country.
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