CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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These women protect the trees that protect Ecuador

By Elizabeth Guinessey

November 10, 2016
Mangroves do more than protect coasts — they’re also lifelines for nearby communities.
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To improve crop yields, just add trees

By Syaiful Purba

October 20, 2016
In an Indonesian province plagued by deforestation, a group of women farmers has found a more sustainable way to feed their families.
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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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In Cambodian floating villages, a bold voice helps women boost income

By Layhim Vann

March 7, 2016
Business training is helping the women of Tonle Sap Lake become confident entrepreneurs — and reduce their dependence on a stressed fishery.
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Photo essay: In South Africa, a woman’s struggle to sustain the land that sustains her

By Tessa Mildenhall

March 6, 2016
At an age when many people are slowing down, Gertruida Cloete continues to face daily hardships while protecting her fragile, wild home.
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