CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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5 ways nature supports human health

By Kiley Price

November 5, 2021
Conservation News is highlighting how nature nurtures us — and why we must protect it. Here are a few of the ways nature supports human health.
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Notes from the field: Forest drones, gorilla germs and more

By Kiley Price

October 21, 2021
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
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Climate, biodiversity fight gets $5B shot in the arm

By Kiley Price

September 22, 2021
In an announcement today at New York Climate Week, nine philanthropic organizations pledged US$ 5 billion over the next decade to support the creation and expansion of protected areas, sustainable management of the world’s oceans and Indigenous-led conservation.
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