CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Village victory, Hawaii’s ‘plastic beach,’ Everest vegetation: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 13, 2020
In case you missed it: A community on the Solomon Islands fought and won a legal battle against a logging company, plastic is plaguing the once-pristine Kamilo Beach in Hawai‘i and plant life that is growing and spreading across the Himalayas could increase flooding in this region.
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Climate change spells trouble for orangutans

By Leah Duran

August 18, 2017
Editor’s note: August 19 is World Orangutan Day. The world’s orangutan population is dwindling.
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My ‘aha!’ moment: A day in the life of an illegal logger

By Natasha Calderwood

March 17, 2017
How a summer in the Peruvian Amazon led Natasha Calderwood to shift her career path toward conservation.
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Low-flying, crime-sniffing drones: Coming soon to the Amazon?

By Cassandra Kane

October 6, 2015
Illegal loggers could have fewer places to hide in Peru’s Alto Mayo Protected Forest.
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