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Meet the startup using magnets to keep sharks at bay

Editor’s note: Around the world, innovative businesses are helping to solve some of the biggest environmental challenges of our time. Conservation International’s investment fund, CI

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Landmark debt swap to protect Indonesia’s coral reefs

The government of Indonesia announced this week a deal to redirect more than US$ 35 million it owes to the United States into the conservation

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In the fight to save a unique desert, tradition meets innovation

KAMIESKROON, South Africa — At first, Rosy Fortuin wasn’t worried when the rains did not come.  Here in the semi-arid shrubland of Namaqualand, dry conditions

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Can tree farms save a forest? Brazil is about to find out

Editor’s note: Read this story in Portuguese here. MATO GROSSO DO SUL, Brazil — On a blistering day in late August, Will Turner gazed across a

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Can an ancient tradition save an African grassland?

MATATIELE, South Africa — On a bright morning in early February, Paul Mfazwe drove down a bumpy road, cratered with dips and divots. It was

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As planet warms, pathogens on the march

Half the world’s population lives in areas with exposure to dengue fever. Parts of the United States may soon join them. The U.S. Centers for

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To coexist with giants, meet people’s needs first: expert

Greta Francesca Iori heard the elephant’s sharp trumpet blare and knew she was in trouble. While mapping elephant habitats in a new national park in

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To protect high seas, take heed of climate change

An unprecedented heat wave is gripping the world’s oceans.  Temperatures, exacerbated by El Niño weather patterns, have soared to record-breaking highs every day for the past year. The

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Where ‘ghost gear’ haunts the seas, divers unite to clean up

For nearly two decades, Edgardo Ochoa has picked away at a problem. A net here, some fishing line there — Conservation International’s marine and diving

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Heat waves put spotlight on overlooked climate ally

Brutal heat waves swept across the Southern Hemisphere earlier this year. Now it’s the Northern Hemisphere’s turn.  This week, much of the eastern United States