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CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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In the high seas, scientists uncover a ‘vortex of life’

By Kiley Price

June 30, 2021
On the surface, the international waters off the coasts of Peru and Chile are a seemingly barren expanse. But beneath the waves, two underwater mountain chains — known as the Salas y Gómez and Nazca ridges — are bursting with life, according to a new study.
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What on Earth is a ‘seascape’?

By Kiley Price

June 8, 2021
A unique approach to ocean conservation could help countries balance protection and production for the marine ecosystems they depend on.
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In Colombia, a new way to protect mangroves takes root

By Raul Quintana

May 19, 2021
A recently-launched blue carbon finance project for the first time takes into account not only the carbon that mangrove trees store in their trunks and leaves, but also the carbon they sequester in their soils, often for millennia.
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In fishing industry, women face hidden hardships: study

By Kiley Price

April 29, 2021
According to a recent study, women are facing hidden hardships throughout seafood supply chains around the world.
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Study: Aerial drones capture manta ray behaviors in thriving population

By Kiley Price

April 1, 2021
Conservation News spoke to a manta ray expert at Conservation International about the findings of his new research — from promising pregnancies to drone discoveries to acrobatic feeding behaviors.
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