CONSERVATION NEWS

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Plastic pollution and over-tourism: It’s not (totally) your fault

By Olivia DeSmit

March 26, 2019
When it comes to the relationship between over-tourism and plastic pollution, the headlines don’t paint the full picture.
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When it comes to food production, sustainability pays. Here’s how

By Morgan Lynch

June 5, 2018
Students are finding ways for sustainable fishers and farmers to make more money.
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My ‘aha!’ moment: Fishers are not the enemies of healthy oceans

By Mauricio Castrejon

August 30, 2017
For Mauricio Castrejon, fisheries manager for CI’s Americas field division marine program, his ‘aha!’ moment came when the 2007 financial crisis hit the Galápagos Islands.
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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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New marine sanctuary in Galápagos Islands a ‘game-changer’ for wildlife

By Bruno Vander Velde

March 24, 2016
The sanctuary will protect an area crucial for biodiversity — and Ecuador’s economy.
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