CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Illegal fishing persists in protected waters. Here’s how we’re fighting it

By Molly Bergen

September 12, 2016
There is no silver bullet for stopping illegal fishing. Fortunately, advances in modern technology hold significant promise.
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Protected area or ‘paper park’? Ocean protection means more than lines on a map

By Molly Bergen

September 2, 2016
An inside look into how the world’s “biggest common resource” is managed — or not.
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Marine park’s expansion a win for Hawai’i, for oceans

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 25, 2016
The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument is now the largest marine protected area on Earth.
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Expedition draws world’s attention to new crown jewel of marine life

By Ben Koses

August 17, 2016
Atauro Island is a treasure trove of biodiversity, but it needs help to stay that way.
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New virtual reality film dives into Indonesia’s ‘species factory’

By Molly Bergen

June 8, 2016
See eastern Indonesia’s famed coral reefs up close — without leaving your living room.
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