CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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A Peruvian forest was vanishing. Coffee and community trust saved it

By Will McCarry

January 10, 2023
In the Alto Mayo Protected Forest in Peru, local farmers have partnered with Conservation International to produce sustainable coffee and halt deforestation. Since 2011, this partnership has helped deforestation decline by 59 percent.
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News spotlight: Record deforestation could forever transform the Amazon

By Will McCarry

July 18, 2022
In case you missed it: Brazil's rainforests are in serious trouble.
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The world’s oldest tree is facing competition: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

June 6, 2022
In case you missed it: Two ancient trees bring attention to the threat of global warming, hybridization could help some animals adapt to rising temperatures and companies must decrease deforestation to prevent climate-related losses.
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Conservationist: Proposed US bill is an investment in nature — and the people who protect it

By Kiley Price

May 13, 2022
Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives to support a proposed bill that could help local communities around the world fight climate change by protecting the forests they depend on.
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Notes from the field: fish-waste fertilizer, fire-resistant trees and more

By Will McCarry

February 25, 2022
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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