CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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3 Reasons Timorese Women Aren’t More Involved in Conservation Efforts

By Kate Proud

August 5, 2014
The latest post in our “Gender + Conservation” blog series shares some interesting findings in Timor-Leste.
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