CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Credit where it’s due: Forest-carbon programs a vital tool to fix climate

By Agustin Silvani

February 22, 2020
Conservation International's finance expert extolls the importance of forest carbon credits to tackle the climate crisis.
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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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3 new scientific discoveries you should know about

By Morgan Lynch

April 5, 2018
Scientists prove that donations and funding for environmental projects do work and whales’ pasts can influence the future decisions they make.
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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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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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