CONSERVATION NEWS

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Indonesian province leaps ahead in conservation

By Olivia DeSmit

March 25, 2019
The government of the province of West Papua announced legislation establishing it as Indonesia’s first “conservation province.”
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Abraham Sianipar

A rarity: Whale shark researchers tag female of the species

By Erfa Canisthya

June 12, 2018
In March, a team of scientists from Conservation International Indonesia tagged a female whale shark — the first ever tagged in West Papua.
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3 hopeful stories for endangered species

By Morgan Lynch

May 17, 2018
In honor of Endangered Species Day, Human Nature highlights three recent signs of hope for some of the world’s most threatened animals.
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Head for the mountains: Three stories you should read

By Morgan Lynch

December 11, 2017
CI is working to protect mountain habitats around the world
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Rescue efforts offer hope for a vanishing species

By Anton Ario

October 23, 2017
Inside the plight of an increasingly rare species of gibbon and ongoing efforts to save it from extinction.
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