CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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The hidden star of ‘Moana’: the Pacific voyaging canoe

By Jamey Anderson

December 15, 2016
For centuries, these boats have connected Pacific Islanders with the sea they depend on.
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In palm oil, Liberia sees economic boom — but forests may lose

By Sophie Bertazzo

October 28, 2016
CI Liberia’s Liam Walsh explains the opportunities and challenges that increased palm oil production could pose for the country.
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Want to change the world? Give women land rights

By Kame Westerman

October 14, 2016
More women than ever are growing the world’s food — yet men continue to make most land-use decisions.
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Trust fund to help protect some of Philippines’ last primary forests

By Molly Bergen

October 7, 2016
A new trust fund aims to finance the management of the Mount Mantalingahan Protected Landscape.
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As Colombia pursues peace, nature could be powerful bridge

By Molly Bergen

September 30, 2016
One of the country’s greatest assets offers a powerful route toward reconciliation.
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