CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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A rarity: Whale shark researchers tag female of the species

By Erfa Canisthya

June 12, 2018
In March, a team of scientists from Conservation International Indonesia tagged a female whale shark — the first ever tagged in West Papua.
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Postcard from the Pacific: In new film, ocean is the star

By Morgan Lynch

May 28, 2018
A new film showcases the relationship that the people of New Caledonia have with nature.
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Scientists estimate how many fish are caught from Hawaii’s reefs

By Eva Schemmel

May 2, 2018
Knowledge of fish populations in the coral reefs along the islands’ shores is woefully lacking, so scientists compiled this data.
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Fish or hydropower? New research eases choices in one of world’s most important rivers

By Morgan Lynch

December 15, 2017
CI scientist’s research finds harmony between fish and hydropower.
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Coral and reef fish seen on a scuba diving excursion to Black Rock.
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Where reefs are restaurants, challenge is keeping them stocked

By Eva Schemmel

December 11, 2017
Scientists develop research to curb overfishing in Hawaiian Islands.
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