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How an ancient tradition could save Hawai‘i’s oceans

By Molly Bergen

September 5, 2016
The revival of traditional fishponds can be good for communities and coral reefs alike.
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Marine park’s expansion a win for Hawai’i, for oceans

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 25, 2016
The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument is now the largest marine protected area on Earth.
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From machetes to maps: How a ‘red line’ eased conflict in Bolivia’s Amazon

By Candido Pastor

August 19, 2016
After years of dispute, competing land users found common ground through a map they drew together.
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Indigenous leaders: Traditional knowledge can save the planet

By Molly Bergen

June 7, 2016
From northern Tanzania to the Peruvian Amazon, ancient knowledge could have important implications for how people everywhere relate to nature.
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What the Hawaiian language revival means for conservation

By Kehau Springer

May 11, 2016
The islands’ language is a powerful link to the lands and waters that sustain their people.
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