CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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In historic move, Costa Rica makes big splash for conservation

By Kiley Price

December 17, 2021
Costa Rica announced Friday that it will expand its protected ocean area from 2.7 percent to more than 30 percent of its territorial waters.
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Satellite tags shed light on sea turtle treks

By Morgan Lynch

May 22, 2018
Knowing where the turtles go is the first step to protecting them.
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Verdicts in turtle conservationist’s murder a rare rebuke of crimes against environmentalists

By Molly Bergen

April 11, 2016
Jairo Mora Sandoval was a victim of a war between poachers and environmentalists on a Costa Rican beach.
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6 Signs of Hope For Our Blue World

By Sebastian Troëng, Ph.D.

June 8, 2015
Our oceans are in trouble — but new developments show there are signs of hope if we act soon.
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