News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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How 3,000 holes in the dirt can save a barren land — and alter a social landscape

By Esther Engelbrecht

September 16, 2015
Women are playing a central role in giving South Africa’s degraded pasturelands new life.
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Fighting Off the Desert in South Africa’s Succulent Karoo

By Malinda Gardiner

July 10, 2013
An acre lost to desertification is one virtually lost forever. That’s why we have to act quickly.
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Humane Predator Control Methods Double Income for South African Farmers

By Malinda Gardiner

March 14, 2013
Charles Schreuder hated killing predators to protect his livestock. Now he doesn’t need to.
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