CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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New pact enlists locals to help protect a jewel of South America

By Leah Duran

August 22, 2017
A new agreement will enable local communities in Suriname to generate income in a way that keeps their forest and traditional livelihoods intact.
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What we're reading: Hardships and hope in Peru; new research on forests and water

By Bruno Vander Velde

April 7, 2017
News you might have missed from the world of conservation.
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5 rainforest species that could save your life

By Ben Koses

August 15, 2016
The rainforest may be nature’s biggest pharmacy. Will continued deforestation stand in the way of life-saving medicines?
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Amazon facing worst fire season on record, expert says

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 21, 2016
New tech could help countries and remote communities fight wildfires before they start.
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For forests to combat climate change, 3 things we must do

By Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier

January 25, 2016
It’s not as simple as planting a bunch of trees.
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