We need to be able to explore, observe and learn about the oceans in their entirety in order to protect and conserve them effectively and to benefit humans.
Without understanding who uses what resources, a conservation project can easily fail to benefit local people.
On the Fourth of July, here are four monumental conservation efforts to be proud of.
Sarith is one of dozens of villagers who have gone from being hunters to guardians of this unusual species.
For years, climate scientists ignored small patches of vegetation — yet they held a big secret.
The Mount Panié kauri is disappearing, posing a major threat to the ecosystems and culture tied to it.
Several attempts to rediscover the armadillo in nature had failed. I was the lucky one.
We came to hear stories of marine protection from those making it happen: the local people.
To determine the true wealth of countries, we need to move beyond GDP.
The wildlife poaching crisis claims another victim.