CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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What on Earth is ‘land tenure’?

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 6, 2016
The concept of land tenure has major implications for conservation.
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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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6 facts you need to know about mangroves

By Andrew Kolb

July 25, 2016
Mangroves are a key piece of how we address climate change. It’s time we stop overlooking them.
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Stopping overfishing? There’s an app for that

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 5, 2016
Overfishing continues to push global fish populations to the brink of collapse. Smartphone apps can help change that.
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In recovery from massive typhoon, Philippine town struggles to balance complex motives

By Molly Bergen

April 7, 2016
Concepcion is adapting to the “new normal” — despite some contradictions.
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