Conservation

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Indonesia Conducts Largest Confiscation of Illegal Manta Ray Parts

A recent arrest confiscated 227 pounds of gill plates, the appendages that filter the plankton on which they feed and that are in demand in Chinese markets for use in a health tonic. Read More
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Study Warns of Environmental Damage From Proposed Jamaican Port

A cost-effectiveness assessment of four potential sites for a proposed transshipment port in Jamaica shows that the environmental damage to building the port at Goat Islands would be three times greater than that at other sites. Read More
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Death By Design

Examining the global environmental and public health consequences of our addiction to our digital devices Read More
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Logs of War

A network of citizen journalists in Liberia works to protect the country’s natural resources and public health Read More
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Network Links Madagascar’s Environment and Health Sectors

A new network in Madagascar aims to bring a multi-faceted approach to sustainable development by combining health education and services with natural resource management and biodiversity conservation. Read More

"Busting Indonesia’s Manta Gill Trade"

National Geographic
Related Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society
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"MacArthur Genius Fellow Battles Black Carbon"

The Takeaway
Tami Bond, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
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"A Scientist's Aim: Save the Bees" thumbnail

"A Scientist's Aim: Save the Bees"

StarTribune
Marla Spivak, 2010 MacArthur Fellow
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Protecting People and the Environment in Lake Victoria Basin

A video snapshot of Pathfinder International’s Health of People and Environment in Lake Victoria Basin project, an integrated population, health, and environment project supported by MacArthur. Read More
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Announcing $3.4 Million in Conservation and Sustainable Development Grants in the Tropical Andes

The new grants invest in research, policy, and practice that help conserve natural and productive ecosystems in the face of growing threats from climate change and development in the region. Read More