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News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Voices of the Alto Mayo: Women in charge

By María Hernández

April 3, 2018
María Hernández describes her life in the Alto Mayo and how it has changed since she and her sister, Maximila, signed a conservation agreement.
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In Peru’s Amazon, voices from the community prove conservation is reaping rewards

By Zoila Alvarez

March 13, 2018
Zoila Álvarez describes her life in the Alto Mayo Protected Forest and how it has changed since she signed a conservation agreement.
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Peru establishes new national park in the Amazon

By Morgan Lynch

January 25, 2018
Peru established Yaguas National Park in an untouched area of the Amazon.
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Stopping deforestation in the Amazon by 2020? It’s possible

By Molly Bergen

August 10, 2016
Adequately protecting the world’s largest tropical rainforest has long proved elusive. Here’s why it’s finally achievable.
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Indigenous leaders: Traditional knowledge can save the planet

By Molly Bergen

June 7, 2016
From northern Tanzania to the Peruvian Amazon, ancient knowledge could have important implications for how people everywhere relate to nature.
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