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Jaymi Heimbuch

Will Burrard-Lucas

27 February 2019

Ethiopia

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Vaccination against diseases such as rabies and canine distemper virus in dogs can have positive effects on public health and biodiversity. In Ethiopia, diseases spread from semi-feral dogs threaten communities of the...

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Lindsay Fendt

7 February 2019

Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Fish conservation, in the rural streams of the Western United States, requires a remarkable amount of ongoing human intervention. Take the greenback cutthroat trout, Colorado's state fish. The greenback is bred in lab...

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Kate Schimel

8 January 2019

Papua New Guinea

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In northeastern Papua New Guinea, community leaders and the government set aside 360,000 hectares of the Managalas Plateau as a protected conservation area in 2017. The project has strong local support. But facing des...

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Virginia Gewin

23 October 2018

Lima, Peru

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At Expo Amazonica in Lima, chefs are working to build a taste for traditional Amazonian foods, in an effort to promote biodiversity conservation and slow deforestation. But against a huge global demand for palm oil, g...

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Michelle Nijhuis

26 September 2018

Willemstad, Curaçao

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Because of drastic reef declines globally, coral reef restoration efforts have gained support in recent years. To understand how to do it, a hardy band of conservationists in the Caribbean are looking at how corals re...

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Bryn Nelson

8 May 2018

Cuba

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The demise of coral reefs has made headlines recently as conservationists face the challenge of trying to save what is left of them from global warming, ocean acidification, pollution, overfishing – to name just a few...

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Emily Sohn

13 March 2018

United States

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Sometimes there's an equal amount to learn about failed solutions as there is about solutions that are working. In an attempt to save the lesser prairie-chickens that live in the American Great Plains from extinction,...

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Richard Martin

13 February 2018

Maynard, Massachusetts, United States

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Genetically engineered foods have found their place in the world's diet through a variety of means. AquaBounty Technologies has taken this practice and found a successful way to apply it to the engineering of salmon, ...

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Virginia Gewin

30 January 2018

United States

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The advancement of technology has created the capability to consider solutions never before possible. Conservation X Labs, a startup based in Washington, D.C., has committed their focused on marrying the worlds of con...

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April Reese

14 November 2017

New Zealand

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New Zealand has an ambitious initiative in place to eradicate millions of evasive species by 2050, but that doesn't mean researchers have halted short-term actions to stabilized species and avoid extinction. The kakap...

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Katarzyna Nowak

24 October 2017

Tanzania

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Dogs have been known to be used for hunting for many years and often still are today, but not in Tanzania where dogs are now being used to stop hunting. If an effort to combat poaching and other unlawful acts, tracker...

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Katie Jewett

26 July 2017

Evergreen, Washington, United States

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There are currently 2.3 million people incarcerated in the United States. According to rainforest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni, that's a lot of brainpower and potential sitting unused. It was this thought that inspired t...

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Sarah Gilman

20 December 2016

Alaska, United States

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When Alaska's largest Tlingit village faced a future without forests after years of clearcutting efforts, community members, organizations and corporations alike came together to look for solutions. After years of eff...

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Benjamin Goldfarb

28 June 2016

Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States

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The fate of the Southeast's longleaf pine forests, and the endangered woodpeckers that depend on them, is in jeopardy. Fort Bragg, a station of the US military, is trying to save their local environment.

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