CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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In photos: From forest to mega-city, a river’s journey

By Jessica Scranton

June 15, 2016
An Indonesian river is transformed as it winds downstream.
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Before and after: In four short years, new forest takes root

By Jessica Scranton

May 25, 2016
On the edge of an Indonesian national park, a photographer documents farmland being reclaimed by the trees.
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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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Cambodia makes bold move to protect its vanishing forests

By Virginia Simpson

May 2, 2016
This announcement declared new conservation commitments for critical forests across five new protected areas.
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Wildlife loss in tropical forests is bad news — and not just for animals

By Jorge Ahumada, Ph.D.

April 27, 2016
New research sheds light on the link between species loss and forests’ ability to fight climate change.
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