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Charting a new environmental course in China

An interview with the Nature Conservancy's China Program. TNC staff and volunteers repairing signage at Meili Snow Mountain National Park in northwest Yunnan. Community benefits and ecotourism are at the…

UN: wild teak forests declining

Young teak trees growing in a plantation in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. Wild teak forests continue to decline, threatening genetic diversity, while commercial planted teak forests are…

87 marine mammals still eaten by people

Local fishers in Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo with a butchered Atlantic humpback dolphin, a West African endemic that has been extirpated from much of its range as fisheries…

Ocean prognosis: mass extinction

A new report finds that the oceans are facing a mass extinction. One day many of the world's marine species may only be found in aquariums, if at all, such…