CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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Commentary: Road project puts Malaysian primates at risk

By Russell A. Mittermeier, Ph.D.

January 15, 2016
Russ Mittermeier shares insights from a recent “primate-watching” trip to Malaysian Borneo.
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Elephants with a trust fund? Endowment to protect future of a ‘magical’ forest

By David Emmett

January 14, 2016
A stronghold against forest destruction, this Cambodian protected area is a critical refuge for rare species.
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Illegal logger turned forest champion — with help from hummingbirds

By Cassandra Kane

January 5, 2016
For Norbil Becerra, destroying forests was a necessary evil — until the day he saw a hummingbird.
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