Tag Archives: protected areas

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What is the best strategy for protecting the ocean?

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

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Rewildling Europe – Why wolves, bears, and other carnivores are making a comeback

Bears, wolves, and other large carnivores are difficult to conserve for numerous ecological and social reasons. These conservation challenges make a string of recent species recoveries that much more surprising.

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Using drones to improve orangutan conservation

Scouring the forests of Sumatra with a fleet of drones, researchers have uncovered valuable data that could help to protect the imperiled orangutan

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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.

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These 4 countries took huge steps to protect the ocean in 2015

In 2015, four countries protected an area of ocean in marine reserves the size of India. Thats nearly 3 million square kilometers!

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For Costa Rican sea turtles, the second time’s the charm

In early September, a crowd of selfie-crazed tourists prevented thousands of sea turtles from nesting in Costa Rica. But when the turtles returned weeks later, things had changed.

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6 ways Brazil is saving the Amazon

Deforestation rates in the Brazilian Amazon have plummeted 80% in the last decade thanks to the establishment of new protected areas, satellite monitoring of deforestation, cooperation by agricultural industries, and international contributions.