CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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In a first, a drone helps nab illegal logger in Peru

By Cassandra Kane

May 16, 2018
A man was caught illegally cutting down trees in Peru’s Alto Mayo Protected Forest.
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Why aren’t we doing more to protect wildlife rangers?

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 3, 2016
Keith Roberts is running an ultra-marathon through the Amazon to raise awareness about rangers’ crucial role fighting wildlife trafficking.
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Low-flying, crime-sniffing drones: Coming soon to the Amazon?

By Cassandra Kane

October 6, 2015
Illegal loggers could have fewer places to hide in Peru’s Alto Mayo Protected Forest.
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Conservation Tools: How Drones Can Save Rainforests

By Mirjam Gommers

May 13, 2015
Drones could revolutionize how effective we are at protecting Earth’s most valuable resources.
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