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On remote Philippine island, female forest rangers are a force to be reckoned with

By Molly Bergen

March 8, 2016
Palawan communities are linked to the land by tradition, spirituality and survival — and women like Nolsita Siyang are rising up to defend it.
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To Protect Madagascar’s Forests, Men and Women Play Different Roles

By Zo Rakotobe

October 3, 2014
This week, our “Gender + Conservation” blog series visits rural Madagascar.
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3 Reasons Timorese Women Aren’t More Involved in Conservation Efforts

By Kate Proud

August 5, 2014
The latest post in our “Gender + Conservation” blog series shares some interesting findings in Timor-Leste.
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Finding Hope in a Degraded Mangrove

By Marco Quesada, Ph.D.

May 27, 2014
On an island where opportunities are scarce, women are using trees to create new ones.
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Women’s Collective Revitalizes Costa Rican Island Community

By Marco Quesada, Ph.D.

April 16, 2014
When fish catch declined in their coastal town, these women were determined to find economic alternatives.
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