CONSERVATION NEWS

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Why national monument protection matters

By Morgan Lynch

December 1, 2017
Here are the top stories to read about national monuments protection before Trump’s visit to Utah.
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Capital idea: Groundbreaking efforts look to finance ocean protection

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 16, 2016
Two new funds announced at the third annual Our Ocean conference in Washington, D.C., aim to advance ocean conservation — by helping to pay for it.
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Off Hawai‘i’s coast, an unexplored undersea mountain reveals its secrets

By Sophie Bertazzo

September 16, 2016
A thousand meters beneath the ocean’s surface, Conservation International scientists encounter rare marine species.
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Illegal fishing persists in protected waters. Here’s how we’re fighting it

By Molly Bergen

September 12, 2016
There is no silver bullet for stopping illegal fishing. Fortunately, advances in modern technology hold significant promise.
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