CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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Conservation science tackles a perplexing subject: people

By Jamey Anderson

July 24, 2017
A groundbreaking social scientist, Mike Mascia represents an evolution for a discipline that has long focused on the natural sciences.
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How ‘protected’ are Amazon’s protected areas?

By Sophie Bertazzo

October 18, 2016
New research on a phenomenon known as PADDD suggests they are not as secure as we might think.
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The world’s national parks are not as secure as we think

By Sophie Bertazzo

August 24, 2016
New research reveals significant changes in the boundaries of one of America’s most iconic protected areas over time.
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