CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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To help African farmers, making big data fit in their pockets

By Molly Bergen

February 16, 2016
Increased access to technology is poised to revolutionize the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Africa. One of CI’s top scientists explains.
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In the Year of the Monkey, could primate-watching be the next big thing?

By Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier

February 8, 2016
To advance science and encourage conservation, primate fans could learn a thing or two from bird-watchers.
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For forests to combat climate change, 3 things we must do

By Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier

January 25, 2016
It’s not as simple as planting a bunch of trees.
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In camera-trap snaps, scientists tackle big data challenge

By Molly Bergen

January 21, 2016
CI’s Jorge Ahumada gives a behind-the-scenes look at how technology is revolutionizing conservation biology.
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Protected areas DO save wildlife: Just ask these 5 species

By Molly Bergen

January 19, 2016
New data collected by more than 1,000 camera traps reveals good news for many tropical species.
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