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3 hopeful stories for endangered species

By Morgan Lynch

May 17, 2018
In honor of Endangered Species Day, Human Nature highlights three recent signs of hope for some of the world’s most threatened animals.
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In South America, are the tides turning against illegal fishing?

By Morgan Lynch

January 5, 2018
A Conservation International scientist explains how the Ecuadorean government handled a case of illegal fishing.
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In Galápagos, lobster fishers make unlikely — but effective — conservationists

By Molly Bergen

May 8, 2017
Recently, the spiny lobster was nearly wiped out from the Galápagos — a disappearance that could have spelled disaster for the island’s fragile ecosystems.
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Last week, a ‘sweeping’ win for the oceans that you didn’t hear about

By Scott Henderson

September 15, 2016
In a historic move, the presidents of Colombia, Costa Rica and Ecuador declared their intention to expand their countries’ commitments to ocean protection.
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Illegal fishing persists in protected waters. Here’s how we’re fighting it

By Molly Bergen

September 12, 2016
There is no silver bullet for stopping illegal fishing. Fortunately, advances in modern technology hold significant promise.
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