CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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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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Without traditional knowledge, there is no climate change solution

By Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

November 12, 2018
Traditional indigenous knowledge is the key to solving climate change.
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Expert: Conservation, indigenous rights at a crossroads

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 8, 2018
A recently published paper has added to a body of evidence showing that indigenous peoples can be powerful allies for protecting nature.
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