CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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How one ocean voyager uses tradition to connect to the future

By Nicole Han

February 23, 2018
Voyagers in Samoa use the Va’a as a way to connect with other cultures while learning to live in harmony with nature.
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To see conservation success, we need to look through a ‘gender lens’

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 20, 2017
Integrating gender into conservation projects is a key component of success. To help ensure this happens, CI recently piloted field-based gender workshops in Fiji, Samoa and Ecuador.
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Disney’s 'Moana' resonates with message of conservation

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 8, 2017
Traveling aboard Samoa’s traditional double-hulled voyaging canoe, CI connects with communities through the film’s central themes of ocean conservation and Polynesia culture.
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The hidden star of ‘Moana’: the Pacific voyaging canoe

By Jamey Anderson

December 15, 2016
For centuries, these boats have connected Pacific Islanders with the sea they depend on.
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Aboard the Hokule‘a: Sailboats, Small Islands and the Stewardship of Nature

By Dr. Greg Stone

September 4, 2014
CI’s Greg Stone arrived in style to an important gathering of small island developing states in Samoa.
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