CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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‘People are more important’: A conversation with Anote Tong

By Jamey Anderson

June 7, 2017
With its vast expanse of ocean, the Pacific island nation of Kiribati is experiencing the future of our oceans now.
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Fishing ban in remote Pacific waters is working, report finds

By Bruno Vander Velde

March 10, 2016
Satellite and ship-tracking technology bring good news for a California-sized swath of ocean.
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Melting ice a ticking time bomb for Pacific islands

By Dr. Greg Stone

November 10, 2015
At current rates, sea-level rise will either submerge or make unlivable a host of islands within a century, maybe sooner — presenting a humanitarian crisis for vulnerable populations.
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In Age of Upheaval, World Heritage Sites Offer Model for Conservation

By Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier

June 5, 2015
If we fail to conserve World Heritage Sites, how can there be any hope that we can save the rest of our natural world?
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Cyclone Pam signals slow-motion disaster in Kiribati

By Dr. Greg Stone

March 19, 2015
CI’s Greg Stone gives a firsthand account of storm damage in the island nation — and explains why it’s a harbinger of things to come.
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