CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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New pact enlists locals to help protect a jewel of South America

By Leah Duran

August 22, 2017
A new agreement will enable local communities in Suriname to generate income in a way that keeps their forest and traditional livelihoods intact.
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Climate change spells trouble for orangutans

By Leah Duran

August 18, 2017
Editor’s note: August 19 is World Orangutan Day. The world’s orangutan population is dwindling.
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In Kenya’s storied hills, traditional ways confront a modern problem: climate change

By Cassandra Kane

July 26, 2017
Neutralize your carbon footprint through a new REDD+ project in the Chyulu Hills of Kenya.
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4 ways climate change is making life harder for tigers

By Leah Duran

July 19, 2017
A new threat looms for these remaining tigers: climate change.
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The 4 stories you’ve got to read this Endangered Species Day

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 18, 2017
Getting listed as an endangered species isn’t a lost cause — conservation efforts including protecting vital habitat can help species recover.
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