CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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Fishing ban in remote Pacific waters is working, report finds

By Bruno Vander Velde

March 10, 2016
Satellite and ship-tracking technology bring good news for a California-sized swath of ocean.
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As Oceans Warm, Hazards and Hope for Coral Reefs

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 5, 2015
A remote strand of Pacific islands represents an “experiment” in how coral reefs can recover from widespread bleaching.
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In Age of Upheaval, World Heritage Sites Offer Model for Conservation

By Russell A. Mittermeier, Ph.D.

June 5, 2015
If we fail to conserve World Heritage Sites, how can there be any hope that we can save the rest of our natural world?
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