CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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From the archives: The value of an elephant

By Molly Bergen

August 12, 2016
Get up to speed on the current plight of elephants — as well as signs for hope for their future.
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The future of Africa, in 6 charts

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 19, 2016
If Africa’s economic growth continues at the cost of its natural capital, the continent’s future as a global leader will be in jeopardy.
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As Indonesia’s dry season looms, a new tool can predict daily forest fire risk

By Karyn Tabor

July 12, 2016
Amid escalating fires, Indonesia searches for a “Smokey the Bear”-type warning system.
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Amid widespread coral bleaching, this reef is thriving

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

June 21, 2016
Already adapted to major temperature fluctuations, some Indonesian reefs may be better prepared for climate change than others.
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Wildlife loss in tropical forests is bad news — and not just for animals

By Jorge Ahumada, Ph.D.

April 27, 2016
New research sheds light on the link between species loss and forests’ ability to fight climate change.
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