CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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In Colombia, a new way to protect mangroves takes root

By Raul Quintana

May 19, 2021
A recently-launched blue carbon finance project for the first time takes into account not only the carbon that mangrove trees store in their trunks and leaves, but also the carbon they sequester in their soils, often for millennia.
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New science: restoring forests, coastal protection and more

By Kiley Price

January 14, 2021
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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New science: mangrove protection, Caribbean coral loss, dam development and more

By Kiley Price

July 15, 2020
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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Study: Protect these places — or face climate doom

By Kiley Price

March 31, 2020
To stop climate catastrophe, there are certain places on Earth that we simply cannot afford to destroy, according to new research by Conservation International scientists.
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Protecting Africa’s oceans to secure our futures

By Jessica Donovan-Allen

March 20, 2019
Jessica Donovan-Allen, senior director of Conservation International Liberia, discusses why ocean conservation is vital in western Africa.
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