CONSERVATION NEWS

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Coffee farmers in Vilcaniza, Alto Mayo
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As pandemic pounded Peru, one region thrived on coffee, carbon

By Vanessa Bauza

April 9, 2021
Across Peru, the COVID-19 pandemic has left millions without jobs. But in the Alto Mayo Protected Forest, where the Amazon meets the Andes, coffee farmers were spared much of the economic devastation that gripped Peru’s cities and towns.
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Notes from the field: For communities, conservation brings business opportunities

By Kiley Price

January 21, 2021
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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2020 in review: Against COVID and social inequality, Indigenous peoples persevered

By Kiley Price

December 30, 2020
This month, Conservation News is revisiting some of the most interesting and significant stories and issues we covered in 2020.
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Notes from the field: Sun-powered water, COVID and fishing, and more

By Kiley Price

October 22, 2020
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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Indigenous leaders: To tackle climate change, ‘we must first address racial inequality’

By Kiley Price

August 6, 2020
For insight into how Indigenous peoples are fighting for their lands during lockdown — while simultaneously addressing deep-rooted racial inequality — Conservation News tapped two Indigenous leaders at Conservation International.
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