CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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My ‘aha!’ moment: In Madagascar, a fisheries discussion without the fishers

By Kame Westerman

March 7, 2017
How working with octopus fishers in Madagascar led Kame Westerman to make a surprising discovery about women and conservation.
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Wild ring-tailed lemur population has plummeted 95% since 2000

By Kim Reuter

January 13, 2017
There are now more ring-tailed lemurs in zoos around the world than remain in the wild in Madagascar.
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What we’re reading: Malagasy mangroves, dying ‘scrotum frogs’

By Sophie Bertazzo

October 21, 2016
News you might have missed from the world of conservation.
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Mid-altitude humid rainforest in Tolongoina, Fandriana Vondrozo corridor, Madagascar
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In cyclone-plagued country, forests help farmers recover

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 24, 2016
A new study explores the impacts of cyclones on Madagascar’s vulnerable smallholder farmers, who are often forced to turn to nature for survival.
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7 species with moms weirder than yours

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 6, 2016
A peek into some of the mothering habits in Mother Nature.
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