CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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To save Hawaiian fisheries, scientists look to locals for answers

By Sophie Bertazzo

February 22, 2017
Two new studies reveal that when it comes to managing fish populations, traditional knowledge can be as important as science.
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Protected area or ‘paper park’? Ocean protection means more than lines on a map

By Molly Bergen

September 2, 2016
An inside look into how the world’s “biggest common resource” is managed — or not.
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Hawai‘i aims to more than double ‘effectively managed’ ocean by 2030

By Molly Bergen

September 1, 2016
The state’s new goal is an important step toward improving the health of Hawai‘i’s waters.
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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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Lights, camera, coral: Under the sea, behind the scenes with a VR film crew

By Molly Bergen

June 20, 2016
Learn the story behind the filming of “Valen’s Reef,” Conservation International’s first virtual reality film.
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