CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Study: COVID-19 jeopardizing world’s protected areas

By Kiley Price

June 3, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is jeopardizing areas set aside to conserve nature, according to a study published yesterday.
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New protected area in Amazon announced

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 4, 2019
Recently, the Bolivian government established the Bajo Madidi Municipal Conservation and Management Area.
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Protected areas see recent rise in legal rollbacks: study

By Olivia DeSmit

May 31, 2019
New study: Rollbacks of legal protections to protected areas are on the rise.
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In case you missed it: climate targets, protected areas and African rhinos

By Morgan Lynch

June 4, 2018
Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.
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Australia bid to drop protected waters the wrong move, experts say

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 8, 2018
This week, Australia’s parliament will decide whether to scuttle planned protections for its abundant waters.
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