Category Conservation Policy

Endangered Species Act

Modernize or maintain – What is the best way to improve the Endangered Species Act?

The Endangered Species Act should be tweaked and improved. But not by this Administration.

Satellites, dynamite and more – 7 ways to save the ocean from illegal fishing

Watch out pirates! New technology and policy advances mark the beginning of the end for illegal fishing

The pros and cons of large and small marine protected areas

Are large contiguous marine reserves more effective than small MPAs or MPA networks at protecting the ocean?

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How the world can stop overfishing – A case study of U.S. fishery success

Back in the 1990s, overfishing was causing the collapse of many US fisheries. Twenty years later, an entirely different narrative is unfolding.

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Are some forests better than others at mitigating climate change?

Carbon sequestration is a powerful argument for wide-scale reforestation. But does reforestation with an agenda pose a danger to the future of forest biodiversity?

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The monarch butterfly’s highway to recovery

Monarch butterfly populations have plummeted due to habitat loss, illegal logging, parasites and climate change. With the future of their spectacular migration in jeopardy, is there any hope for a monarch recovery?

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Beyond carbon neutral – What the world should learn from Bhutan

Bhutan’s overarching commitment to sustainable progress is the backbone for one of the greatest conservation success stories of our time.