The little-known country’s new reserve is part of a global order in which indigenous peoples are increasingly claiming rights to manage their traditional lands.
So far, this project has kept nearly 40,000 pounds — the equivalent of 2.5 dump trucks — of sediment from damaging the reef below.
Recent successes are showing the world that forest carbon projects can work.
Too often, protected areas seem to pit conservation goals against the needs of local people, leading inevitably to conflict.
We may not be able to prevent the coming megadrought, but we can minimize its impact.
Progress on high-seas conservation reflects a growing awareness that our oceans underpin human well-being.
From local police to the president himself, Indonesia is cracking down on the illegal capture of its valuable marine life.
In my new PBS series, I wanted to show the planet not as we wish it to be, but as it really is.
A CI Indonesia staffer gains insight into community-based conservation on her first trip to China.
We need to map exactly where nature’s services originate and the paths they follow to get to people.