CONSERVATION NEWS

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Big win for tuna fisheries nets renewed focus on human rights

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 8, 2020
Walmart, the world’s second-largest retailer, just notched a major win for sustainable seafood. Conservation News spoke to two Conservation International fisheries experts about what this could mean for the global fisheries industry.
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A ‘first aid kit’ for the world’s coral reefs?

By Raul Quintana

June 8, 2020
In new article for CNN, one of Conservation International's ocean experts offers a survival guide for the world's remaining coral reefs.
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Pandemic crippling small-scale fishing worldwide, study finds

By Kiley Price

May 26, 2020
Conservation News spoke to Conservation International’s Dr. Elena Finkbeiner, about her new paper that analyzes the impact of COVID-19 on small-scale fisheries — and what must happen to pave the road to recovery.
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Tired of ‘writing obituaries for coral reefs,’ surfing scientists find new ways to save them

By Raul Quintana

April 23, 2020
A new study outlines the relatively small steps humanity can take to ensure coral reefs’ long-term protection and productivity.
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Meet a scientist: a species-discovering savant

By Kiley Price

March 25, 2020
Conservation News spoke with Conservation International's Mark Erdmann about his job as a marine biologist, where he spends almost as much time underwater discovering new species as he does helping communities above ground conserve them.
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