CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Meet a scientist: a species-discovering savant

By Kiley Price

March 25, 2020
Conservation News spoke with Conservation International's Mark Erdmann about his job as a marine biologist, where he spends almost as much time underwater discovering new species as he does helping communities above ground conserve them.
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Conservation International/Mark Erdmann

2019 in review: Amid a biodiversity crisis, bright spots shone through

By Kiley Price

December 26, 2019
This month, Conservation News is revisiting some of the most interesting and significant stories and issues we covered in 2019.
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Conservation International/Mark Erdmann

Deep dive: New findings from our whale shark watchers

By Kiley Price

August 30, 2019
On International Whale Shark Day, we sat down with two Conservation International scientists to learn more about their work tagging the world's largest fish.
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Abraham Sianipar

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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3 hopeful stories for endangered species

By Morgan Lynch

May 17, 2018
In honor of Endangered Species Day, Human Nature highlights three recent signs of hope for some of the world’s most threatened animals.
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