CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Conservation International

‘Protecting nature, building peace’: Indigenous activist wins prestigious award

By Kiley Price

November 14, 2019
Conservation International’s Senior Indigenous Fellow Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim wins the 2019 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award.
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Ashes to action: 3 things we know about the Amazon fires

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 22, 2019
Here are 3 takeaways about the Amazon fires from Conservation International scientists.
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Meet 3 indigenous women fighting to save the planet

By Kiley Price

August 9, 2019
On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, we share the stories of three indigenous women fighting to protect the environment.
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As the sun rises over Lake Turkana, Kenya, a group of fishermen set out with their traditional fishing baskets to catch tilapia in the lake's shallow waters.
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In Bonn, ‘superheroes of the environment’ take center stage

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 24, 2019
Speaking at the Global Landscapes Forum, Conservation International President Jennifer Morris called for “radical collaboration” that elevates the rights and roles of the world’s indigenous communities.
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New protected area in Amazon announced

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 4, 2019
Recently, the Bolivian government established the Bajo Madidi Municipal Conservation and Management Area.
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