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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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UPDATE: U.S. recommends reductions to 10 national monuments

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 18, 2017
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended reductions in 10 U.S. national monuments and parks, The Washington Post reported.
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Agency recommends reductions to some U.S. national monuments, parks

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 24, 2017
The Trump Administration’s review has ended with unclear results.
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5 things to know about Trump’s review of national monuments and parks

By Jamey Anderson

August 23, 2017
The Trump Administration is reviewing national monuments and parks across the United States. Here’s what you need to know.
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Primates face greater extinction threat than any other large mammal group

By Molly Bergen

February 3, 2017
Tropical forest destruction threatens 63 percent of the world’s primate species with extinction. But experts say there’s hope of reversing this trend.
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