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On the trail of the South Pacific’s great humpbacks

By Olive Andrews

November 12, 2015
A team of whale researchers makes some exciting discoveries in a place never before surveyed for marine mammals.
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On a Tiny Island, Searching for a Spitting Cobra

By David Emmett

May 22, 2015
A special CI series: A fascinating speck of an island off Timor-Leste has never been formally studied — until now.
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Remembering Two Field Biology Pioneers

By Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier

August 12, 2013
Twenty years ago this month, the conservation community and the world suffered a tragic loss.
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Protecting Indonesia’s Coral Reefs through Community Conservation

By Edy Setyawan

October 19, 2012
CI empowers local Indonesians to monitor their marine protected areas.
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Non-Timber Forest Product Harvest Smells Sweet in Venezuela

By Dr. Eduard Niesten

October 11, 2012
Harvesting natural ingredients for the perfume industry is providing sustainable livelihoods for residents of Aripao.
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