CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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A young woman dives down to explore the seagrass bed in Honduras.
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A self-cloning sea grass is the world’s biggest plant: 3 stories you may have missed

By Will McCarry

June 13, 2022
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New app aims to take a bite out of illegal shark fin trade

By Kiley Price

June 8, 2022
New technology will help inspectors tackle the illegal wildlife trade using a tool most already have in their pockets: their cell phones.
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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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