CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Despite dire headlines, ‘it would be a mistake to write off tropical forests’

By Will Turner, Ph.D.

March 6, 2020
Despite dire headlines, tropical forests are still among our best allies to fight climate change, an expert explains.
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To avert climate disaster, look to land: study

By Sophie Bertazzo

January 27, 2020
New research will help tropical countries protect and restore their lands — while averting climate disaster.
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Protecting tropical forests, whale karaoke, unsustainable farming: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 16, 2019
In case you missed it: California will vote on whether to approve a proposal to protect tropical forests, humpback whales exchange songs and farming subsidies are supporting unsustainable agriculture.
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What is the Tropical Forest Standard? An expert explains

By Kiley Price

September 5, 2019
Here are 6 things you need to know about the Tropical Forest Standard.
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How an unheralded US law could help protect Africa’s forests

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 14, 2019
The head of Conservation International's Africa field division has a suggestion for the continent’s decision-makers: redirect some of your debt to the United States into conserving nature.
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