CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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From South Africa to the White House, linking people to nature

By Sophie Bertazzo

August 22, 2016
Meet a young activist fighting to shape a sustainable future for Africa.
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Recent findings illuminate dark world of ‘demon whale-biters’

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 28, 2016
Research on the elusive cookie-cutter shark is the latest evidence of how little we know about the ocean and its marine life.
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Building guesthouses — not mines — on South Africa’s Wild Coast

By Tessa Mildenhall

June 23, 2016
In a time when it’s more dangerous than ever to be an environmental activist, three brave women continue fighting to protect the land they love.
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Photo essay: In South Africa, a woman’s struggle to sustain the land that sustains her

By Tessa Mildenhall

March 6, 2016
At an age when many people are slowing down, Gertruida Cloete continues to face daily hardships while protecting her fragile, wild home.
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How 3,000 holes in the dirt can save a barren land — and alter a social landscape

By Esther Engelbrecht

September 16, 2015
Women are playing a central role in giving South Africa’s degraded pasturelands new life.
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