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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Halt in construction of Brazilian dam sign of progress on indigenous rights

By Molly Bergen

April 28, 2016
This news could signal a shift for historically marginalized communities.
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As a vital lake vanishes, a woman fights for the people it leaves behind

By Molly Bergen

April 5, 2016
Indigenous woman and “climate warrior” Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim has brought the struggles of her community onto the global stage.
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Murders of environmental activists reflect chronic clashes over resource use

By Carlos Manuel Rodriguez

March 31, 2016
The tragic loss of Berta Cáceres and other activists is a frightening omen for the future of the land they fought to protect.
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