CONSERVATION NEWS

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Russ Mittermeier awarded Harvard Graduate School's highest honor

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 2, 2017
Russell Mittermeier, Conservation International’s executive vice chair, has been honored as one of Harvard University’s Centennial Medalists for 2017.
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To a country on the edge of development, what is nature worth?

By Rachel Neugarten

March 21, 2017
Conflict, poverty and disease prevented the collection of data on the state of Liberia’s ecosystems for decades — until now.
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These 7 maps shed light on most crucial areas of Amazon rainforest

By Rachel Neugarten

January 17, 2017
Thirty million people call the Amazonia region home — and they all depend on its forests every day.
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What on Earth is ‘natural capital’?

By Bruno Vander Velde

July 13, 2016
This concept could literally revolutionize the way nature is protected.
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5 ways indigenous knowledge can solve global problems

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 9, 2016
The traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples could help address environmental problems that plague the entire planet.
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