CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Indonesian Government Sinks Vietnamese Shark Poaching Boat, Creates New Dive Site

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

February 10, 2015
From local police to the president himself, Indonesia is cracking down on the illegal capture of its valuable marine life.
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3 Reasons Timorese Women Aren’t More Involved in Conservation Efforts

By Kate Proud

August 5, 2014
The latest post in our “Gender + Conservation” blog series shares some interesting findings in Timor-Leste.
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Once a Marine Protected Area Is Created, What Happens Next?

By Molly Bergen

July 29, 2014
In the Cook Islands, a former rugby star is working with rural villagers to shape the world’s second-largest MPA.
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Fish to Thrive: Marine Protection Helps Give Poor Communities a Leg Up

By Rachel Neugarten

October 25, 2013
This is the final blog post in a three-part series from Rachel Neugarten’s recent visit to Madagascar.
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Our Sea of Islands: Learning From Traditional Fisheries Management Across the Pacific

By Kehau Springer

August 20, 2013
To protect our ocean, we need to be innovative yet remain rooted in our culture and beliefs.
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