CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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As climate warms, Ecuador fights fires with forecasts

By Olivia DeSmit

May 22, 2019
An innovative tool combines weather forecasts with fire-tracking systems to create a "fire-weather forecast."
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3 hopeful stories for endangered species

By Morgan Lynch

May 17, 2018
In honor of Endangered Species Day, Human Nature highlights three recent signs of hope for some of the world’s most threatened animals.
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In South America, are the tides turning against illegal fishing?

By Morgan Lynch

January 5, 2018
A Conservation International scientist explains how the Ecuadorean government handled a case of illegal fishing.
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To see conservation success, we need to look through a ‘gender lens’

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 20, 2017
Integrating gender into conservation projects is a key component of success. To help ensure this happens, CI recently piloted field-based gender workshops in Fiji, Samoa and Ecuador.
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In Galápagos, lobster fishers make unlikely — but effective — conservationists

By Molly Bergen

May 8, 2017
Recently, the spiny lobster was nearly wiped out from the Galápagos — a disappearance that could have spelled disaster for the island’s fragile ecosystems.
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