CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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2022 in review: To protect our seas, scientists turn to innovative new solutions

By Will McCarry

December 21, 2022
As 2022 draws to a close, Conservation News is revisiting some of our most significant stories of the year. As experts warned that the time to turn the tide on marine protections is dwindling, conservationists and governments came together to advocate for oceans.
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New app aims to take a bite out of illegal shark fin trade

By Kiley Price

June 8, 2022
New technology will help inspectors tackle the illegal wildlife trade using a tool most already have in their pockets: their cell phones.
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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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3 shark stories you don’t want to miss

By Jessica Pink

July 24, 2018
In a recurring feature, Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.
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3 science stories you should know about

By Morgan Lynch

June 27, 2018
Conservation International scientists explore three specific ways to keep our oceans and forests healthy.
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