CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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To save elephants, it takes a village

By Leah Duran

November 1, 2017
Kenya’s Reteti Elephant Sanctuary — the first community-owned elephant sanctuary in East Africa — provides a place for injured elephants to heal and a home for elephants orphaned by poaching.
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Tradition meets tech: Can satellite data help indigenous peoples protect their lands?

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 25, 2017
A new effort seeks to put data tools in the hands of the people on the front lines of conservation: indigenous communities.
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New pact enlists locals to help protect a jewel of South America

By Leah Duran

August 22, 2017
A new agreement will enable local communities in Suriname to generate income in a way that keeps their forest and traditional livelihoods intact.
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Two ears, one mouth

By Jamey Anderson

August 9, 2017
In South Africa’s Eastern Cape conservationists are connecting with local communities through culture, science and shared values.
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Indigenous leaders: What we wish Westerners knew

By Sophie Bertazzo

August 8, 2017
On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we’re revisiting an interview with indigenous leaders from around the globe.
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