CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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New book chronicles a lawless ocean

By Kiley Price

October 31, 2019
In a recent conversation with Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan, investigative journalist Ian Urbina discusses his new book, which covers slavery, overfishing and human trafficking on the high seas.
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In diver's paradise, communities unite to protect their most valuable resource: reefs

By Kiley Price

October 22, 2019
The communities of Atauro Island in Timor-Leste announce that they have unified their marine protected areas into a single network, with the goal of strengthening conservation — and getting paid for it.
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Climate Week: From the Amazon to the oceans

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 25, 2019
Tuesday's Climate Week roundup: UN report warns grim future for oceans, marine scientists map out how to prevent that future and leaders discuss building resilience in coastal communities.
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Climate crisis pushing oceans to the brink, report warns

By Kiley Price

September 25, 2019
The new UN report warns that climate change could have a drastic impact on the world's oceans and, in turn, humanity.
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Deep dive: New findings from our whale shark watchers

By Kiley Price

August 30, 2019
On International Whale Shark Day, we sat down with two Conservation International scientists to learn more about their work tagging the world's largest fish.
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