CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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New tech could transform science of wildlife ‘selfies’

By Bruno Vander Velde

December 17, 2019
A new research database called "Wildlife Insights" will help researchers share data and guide wildlife conservation.
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As climate warms, Ecuador fights fires with forecasts

By Olivia DeSmit

May 22, 2019
An innovative tool combines weather forecasts with fire-tracking systems to create a "fire-weather forecast."
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Funds adding fuel in tech’s climate race

By Olivia DeSmit

April 25, 2019
Agustin Silvani, vice president of the Conservation Finance Division at Conservation International, explains the importance of tech accelerators.
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A rarity: Whale shark researchers tag female of the species

By Erfa Canisthya

June 12, 2018
In March, a team of scientists from Conservation International Indonesia tagged a female whale shark — the first ever tagged in West Papua.
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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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