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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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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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What happens to U.S. landscape when protected areas vanish?

By Sophie Bertazzo

October 3, 2017
In the wake of the Interior Secretary’s recommendations to reduce 10 national monuments, a CI scientist explains what the legacy of that action could look like.
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Brazil opens massive reserve in Amazon for mining

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 28, 2017
The announcement from Brazilian President Michel Temer comes at a critical time for conservation in the Amazon.
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