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Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program Aims to Phase Out Greenhouse Gas

The Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program (K-CEP), a collaboration among 18 foundations including MacArthur, will direct $52 million to help developing countries transition to energy efficient, climate-friendly, affordable cooling solutions. Read More
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Survey Finds 62 Percent Global Decline in New Coal Plants

The Sierra Club’s third annual survey of the coal plant pipeline, Boom and Bust 2017, finds a 62 percent drop in new coal plant construction starts globally, including an 85 percent decline in new Chinese ... Read More
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High-tech Maps of Forest Diversity Identify New Conservation Targets

Remote sensing maps of the forest canopy in Peru are testing the strength of current forest protections and identifying new regions for conservation efforts, according to a report by the Carnegie Airborne Observatory. Read More
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Economic Tools for Conservation

A two-week course at the University of California Berkeley by the Conservation Strategy Fund will focus on how to use economics to be more strategic and successful in conservation work, and transform how environmental issues are ... Read More
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Conference to Examine Conservation and Development in African Great Lakes

The African Great Lakes Conference aims to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders to focus on sustainable development, human and environmental health, and biodiversity conservation in the African Great Lakes region. Read More
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Video: Biodiversity and Climate Change in the Tropical Andes

Scientists, policymakers, community representatives, and civil society work together under a MacArthur-supported project managed by the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research to understand the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in the Tropical Andes. Read More

"Interview: Pamela Matson"

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Pamela A. Matson , 1995 MacArthur Fellow
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Whale Sharks, Winghead Sharks, and Bornean Orangutans Slide Towards Extinction

An updated Red List assessment finds that growing human pressures on whale sharks, wing head sharks, and Bornean orangutans are putting these species at increasing risk of extinction. Read More
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Most Biodiverse Countries Spending the Least on Conservation, Study Finds

Countries near or in the tropics, where most of the world’s diversity is located, spent the least on biodiversity conservation. Read More
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UN Treaty to Fight Illegal Fishing Takes Effect

The Port State Measures Agreement, an international treaty intended to help stop illegal fishing, officially entered into force after 30 governments ratified the treaty. Read More
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Cambodia Protects Western Siem Pang Forest

The Cambodian government has agreed to protect an additional 65,000 hectares, creating the Prey Siem Pang Lech Wildlife Sanctuary. Read More