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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Our critical allies for elephants

By M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.

August 12, 2017
Elephants illustrate a core truth about conservation work: It must be done alongside local communities.
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What on Earth is a ‘carbon offset’?

By Cassandra Kane

July 27, 2017
What are carbon offsets? A way to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change. Learn more.
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In Kenya’s storied hills, traditional ways confront a modern problem: climate change

By Cassandra Kane

July 26, 2017
Neutralize your carbon footprint through a new REDD+ project in the Chyulu Hills of Kenya.
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What on Earth is ‘land tenure’?

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 6, 2016
The concept of land tenure has major implications for conservation.
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