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A 'manta ray ruler' could help protect these gentle giants

By Kiley Price

March 4, 2022
A new technique for measuring manta rays could offer critical insights into their health, reproductive status, lifespans and whether a population is growing or shrinking.
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Notes from the field: fish-waste fertilizer, fire-resistant trees and more

By Will McCarry

February 25, 2022
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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In Hawai’i, invasive fish finds a new foe: chefs

By Kiley Price

January 20, 2022
In partnership with Conservation International, chefs in Hawaiʻi are cooking up creative ways to control invasive species populations.
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In historic move, Costa Rica makes big splash for conservation

By Kiley Price

December 17, 2021
Costa Rica announced Friday that it will expand its protected ocean area from 2.7 percent to more than 30 percent of its territorial waters.
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5 wins for nature in 2021

By Kiley Price

December 15, 2021
Good news: 2021 saw a series of major wins for the climate, for wildlife and for habitats around the worldwide. Here are 5 of them.
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