CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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How an unheralded US law could help protect Africa’s forests

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 14, 2019
The head of Conservation International's Africa field division has a suggestion for the continent’s decision-makers: redirect some of your debt to the United States into conserving nature.
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New protected area in Amazon announced

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 4, 2019
Recently, the Bolivian government established the Bajo Madidi Municipal Conservation and Management Area.
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Protected areas see recent rise in legal rollbacks: study

By Olivia DeSmit

May 31, 2019
New study: Rollbacks of legal protections to protected areas are on the rise.
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Forest carbon credits ‘worse than nothing’? There’s more to this story

By Dr. Joanna Durbin

May 24, 2019
Forest carbon credits ‘worse than nothing’? There’s more to this story
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As climate warms, Ecuador fights fires with forecasts

By Olivia DeSmit

May 22, 2019
An innovative tool combines weather forecasts with fire-tracking systems to create a "fire-weather forecast."
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