CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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In fishing industry, women face hidden hardships: study

By Kiley Price

April 29, 2021
According to a recent study, women are facing hidden hardships throughout seafood supply chains around the world.
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In protecting their forests, these women transformed their futures

By Olivia DeSmit

March 6, 2019
For International Women's Day, we are celebrating the women of the Roro tribe in Papua New Guinea.
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To see conservation success, we need to look through a ‘gender lens’

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 20, 2017
Integrating gender into conservation projects is a key component of success. To help ensure this happens, CI recently piloted field-based gender workshops in Fiji, Samoa and Ecuador.
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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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How climate change affects women differently — and what we can do about it

By Cassandra Kane

December 7, 2015
In rural communities around the world, women experience and respond to climate change in different ways than men — a fact often overlooked in climate policy.
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