CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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New book chronicles a lawless ocean

By Kiley Price

October 31, 2019
In a recent conversation with Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan, investigative journalist Ian Urbina discusses his new book, which covers slavery, overfishing and human trafficking on the high seas.
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In diver's paradise, communities unite to protect their most valuable resource: reefs

By Kiley Price

October 22, 2019
The communities of Atauro Island in Timor-Leste announce that they have unified their marine protected areas into a single network, with the goal of strengthening conservation — and getting paid for it.
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5 things you should know about wetlands

By Jorge Ramos, Ph.D.

February 2, 2018
On World Wetlands day, here are five facts you should know.
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For Colombia’s fishers, embracing sustainability brings better pay

By Maria Claudia Diazgranados

November 28, 2017
The EcoGourmet program connects independent fishers to local restaurants.
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Lessons learned in the ‘Kingdom of Fishes’

By Victor Nikijuluw

July 5, 2017
For a decade, CI Indonesia has been working in the Kaimana region to restore the health of the ocean and the well-being of the community.
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