CONSERVATION NEWS

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How an unheralded US law could help protect Africa’s forests

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 14, 2019
The head of Conservation International's Africa field division has a suggestion for the continent’s decision-makers: redirect some of your debt to the United States into conserving nature.
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Protected areas see recent rise in legal rollbacks: study

By Olivia DeSmit

May 31, 2019
New study: Rollbacks of legal protections to protected areas are on the rise.
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The most important conservation law you’ve never heard of

By Olivia DeSmit

April 29, 2019
The Tropical Forest Conservation Act, a debt-for-nature program, has already saved more than 68 million acres of tropical forest.
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What on Earth is ‘REDD+’?

By Sophie Bertazzo

March 28, 2019
Human Nature breaks down what “REDD+” is and how it helps to conserve forests.
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Without traditional knowledge, there is no climate change solution

By Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

November 12, 2018
Traditional indigenous knowledge is the key to solving climate change.
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