CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Mid-altitude humid rainforest in Tolongoina, Fandriana Vondrozo corridor, Madagascar
© Conservation International/photo by Andriambolantsoa Rasolohery

In cyclone-plagued country, forests help farmers recover

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 24, 2016
A new study explores the impacts of cyclones on Madagascar’s vulnerable smallholder farmers, who are often forced to turn to nature for survival.
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In recovery from massive typhoon, Philippine town struggles to balance complex motives

By Molly Bergen

April 7, 2016
Concepcion is adapting to the “new normal” — despite some contradictions.
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A world away from Paris, erratic climate pushes a country to the edge

By Molly Bergen

December 7, 2015
As a record drought decimates crop yields in Papua New Guinea, many families are relying on the ocean as a safety net.
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In storm-ravaged Philippines, motorcycle tires are vicious circle

By Molly Bergen

October 15, 2015
One everyday object’s complicated relationship with climate change.
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