CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Remembering conservation visionary Leon Rajaobelina

By Sophie Bertazzo

January 12, 2018
Conservation International remembers Leon Rajaobelina, longtime head of the Madagascar program.
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Cacao plantations: Home sweet home for Madagascar’s lemurs?

By Cassandra Kane

December 21, 2017
CI funded new research that found Madagascar’s lemurs are making homes within cocoa plantations.
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Field notes, Halloween edition: 6 of our scariest moments

By Leah Duran

October 31, 2017
To celebrate Halloween, Human Nature asked CI staff to describe their most spine-tingling experiences in nature.
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In Madagascar, rush for precious stones threatens a precious forest

By Bruno Vander Velde

April 4, 2017
The recent “sapphire rush” in Madagascar poses an urgent and destructive threat to the nation’s forests and people.
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My ‘aha!’ moment: A trip to an empty nature reserve

By Sophie Bertazzo, David Emmett

March 27, 2017
For David Emmett, teaching biology in Malawi delivered a reality check on the intersection between conservation, poverty, food insecurity and education that shaped his career.
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