CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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What does gender have to do with conservation?

By Leah Duran

March 9, 2018
Human Nature talked to Conservation International field staff about their perspectives on why gender matters in conservation. 
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What on Earth is the ‘blue economy’?

By Sophie Bertazzo

March 7, 2018
On the first day of the Economist World Ocean Summit, we break down the “blue economy.”
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A stream in Madagascar
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Meet a scientist: For mapmaker, magic in small discoveries

By Bruno Vander Velde

March 1, 2018
We spoke with Rachel Neugarten her about her path — including a fateful encounter with a plastic bug.
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To thrive in an uncertain future, islanders look to the past

By Whitney Anderson

February 21, 2018
“Gwala” is the traditional practice of temporarily closing off a reef when it begins to show signs of decline, allowing the ecosystem to recover.
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Women scientists describe challenges of careers in conservation

By Morgan Lynch

February 10, 2018
Women scientists at Conservation International discuss their experiences with gender in the world of conservation.
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