CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Spider sleepovers, shark sightings and other spooky tales from the field

By Kiley Price

October 31, 2019
Are your eyes deceiving you — or is that spot on the wall crawling toward you? In honor of Halloween, Conservation International staff share some wild encounters with the natural world that still give them goosebumps.
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In a long-lost city, scientists find an ‘exuberance’ of life

By Jamey Anderson

May 23, 2018
A team of researchers led by Conservation International explored the biological treasures that exist in an inaccessible corner of Central America.
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Field notes from the Lost City

By Trond Larsen, Ph.D.

July 7, 2017
A recent survey around the newly discovered Lost City in Honduras confirms the area’s significance for natural and cultural heritage.
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Expedition draws world’s attention to new crown jewel of marine life

By Ben Koses

August 17, 2016
Atauro Island is a treasure trove of biodiversity, but it needs help to stay that way.
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Snakes on mysterious island live in trees, impregnate themselves

By David Emmett

July 18, 2016
A recent species survey in Timor-Leste has revealed unique life on a little-studied island.
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