CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Why is biodiversity important?

By Julie Shaw

November 15, 2018
Four reasons biodiversity is essential to humanity.
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In parched South Africa, herders find ally in nature

By Tori Linder

May 2, 2017
Higher prices for cattle plus healthier rangelands means small-scale ranchers are better prepared for the next drought.
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To a country on the edge of development, what is nature worth?

By Rachel Neugarten

March 21, 2017
Conflict, poverty and disease prevented the collection of data on the state of Liberia’s ecosystems for decades — until now.
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The countdown is on to protect nature, save economy of tiny forested country

By John Goedschalk

January 20, 2017
To build a sustainable economy based on protecting Suriname’s valuable forests and rivers, time is running out.
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These 7 maps shed light on most crucial areas of Amazon rainforest

By Rachel Neugarten

January 17, 2017
Thirty million people call the Amazonia region home — and they all depend on its forests every day.
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