CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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What makes a good nature photo? An expert explains

By Morgan Lynch

June 14, 2018
Human Nature sat down with Conservation International’s photography manager to talk about three of her favorite photos.
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Starbucks makes special delivery to ensure the future of coffee

By Raina Lang

September 14, 2017
CI’s director of sustainable coffee markets visited Guatemala to see how coffee trees are grown and delivered to farmers as part of the Starbucks “One Tree for Every Bag” commitment.
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To weather a changing climate, coffee needs bees, trees: study

By Allie Goldstein

September 11, 2017
Climate change is threatening coffee supplies just as global demand for it is at an all-time high. New research highlights how bees and forests factor into the equation.
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Coalition maps the future of coffee in an uncharted climate

By Bambi Semroc

September 7, 2017
To make coffee the world’s first sustainable agricultural product, we must take several key steps, including monitoring production and mapping out how climate change is affecting growing areas.
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Mid-altitude humid rainforest in Tolongoina, Fandriana Vondrozo corridor, Madagascar
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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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