News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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New science: Protecting even a small area can reap big benefits for people

By Mary Kate McCoy

December 15, 2022
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
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From scary to sensual: our best wildlife stories

By Morgan Lynch

March 2, 2018
In honor of World Wildlife Day, we’re resurfacing three of our favorite critter-related stories.  
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Animal love: 5 weird ways species get it on

By Morgan Lynch

February 14, 2018
For Valentine’s Day, Human Nature made a list of the more colorful mating habits of the animal kingdom.
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New to science: Species discovery in the waters of Fiji

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

June 26, 2017
Mark Erdmann and Gerry Allen were part of a team that completed a rapid survey of Fiji’s Lau Seascape. They discovered nine species that might be new to science.
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7 animal dads that go above and beyond

By Leah Duran

June 17, 2017
This Father’s Day, we take a look at eight dads in the animal kingdom that go above and beyond.
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