CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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In high seas, scientists see a lifeline for coral reefs

By Kiley Price

September 14, 2020
Coral reefs on the high seas could offer a lifeline for the world's dying reefs, a new study finds.
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What happens to U.S. landscape when protected areas vanish?

By Sophie Bertazzo

October 3, 2017
In the wake of the Interior Secretary’s recommendations to reduce 10 national monuments, a CI scientist explains what the legacy of that action could look like.
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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 day in the life of an illegal logger

By Natasha Calderwood

March 17, 2017
How a summer in the Peruvian Amazon led Natasha Calderwood to shift her career path toward conservation.
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Behind an island landslide, a degraded forest

By Jean-Christophe Lefeuvre

March 14, 2017
New Caledonia experienced one of the worst floods in human memory. The role of ecosystem degradation and forest loss must not be overlooked.
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