CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Marine park’s expansion a win for Hawai’i, for oceans

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 25, 2016
The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument is now the largest marine protected area on Earth.
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From the archives: The value of an elephant

By Molly Bergen

August 12, 2016
Get up to speed on the current plight of elephants — as well as signs for hope for their future.
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Halt in construction of Brazilian dam sign of progress on indigenous rights

By Molly Bergen

April 28, 2016
This news could signal a shift for historically marginalized communities.
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For critical climate change action, Paris Agreement just the beginning

By Molly Bergen

April 20, 2016
As the world’s nations sign the historic agreement, a climate expert outlines the next steps countries need to take.
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New marine sanctuary in Galápagos Islands a ‘game-changer’ for wildlife

By Bruno Vander Velde

March 24, 2016
The sanctuary will protect an area crucial for biodiversity — and Ecuador’s economy.
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