CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Charting a sustainable path in a land of peat, oil palm and pollution

By Sophie Bertazzo

November 17, 2016
Indonesia is the world’s top palm oil producer — yet too often, yields come at the expense of nature’s health.
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These women protect the trees that protect Ecuador

By Elizabeth Guinessey

November 10, 2016
Mangroves do more than protect coasts — they’re also lifelines for nearby communities.
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What on Earth is ‘blue carbon’?

By Bruno Vander Velde

November 1, 2016
A term you might never have heard of has immense importance for curbing climate change.
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New bond aims to unlock private investment to protect forests

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 31, 2016
This first-of-its-kind investment mechanism could stimulate investor demand for reducing deforestation.
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In palm oil, Liberia sees economic boom — but forests may lose

By Sophie Bertazzo

October 28, 2016
CI Liberia’s Liam Walsh explains the opportunities and challenges that increased palm oil production could pose for the country.
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