News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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How an ancient tradition could save Hawai‘i’s oceans

By Molly Bergen

September 5, 2016
The revival of traditional fishponds can be good for communities and coral reefs alike.
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Protected area or ‘paper park’? Ocean protection means more than lines on a map

By Molly Bergen

September 2, 2016
An inside look into how the world’s “biggest common resource” is managed — or not.
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On the trail of ‘Sharky McSharkface’

By Molly Bergen

August 30, 2016
The latest news on the travels of Indonesia’s tagged whale sharks.
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From machetes to maps: How a ‘red line’ eased conflict in Bolivia’s Amazon

By Candido Pastor

August 19, 2016
After years of dispute, competing land users found common ground through a map they drew together.
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What on Earth is ‘natural capital’?

By Bruno Vander Velde

July 13, 2016
This concept could literally revolutionize the way nature is protected.
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