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The Successes and Unknowns of Conservation Ballot Initiatives

In the U.S., ballot initiatives generate about $2.4 billion for conservation every year. Could that number be even larger? Yes, argue the authors, but science has some work to do.

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Toward Decolonizing Conservation

British Columbia’s Haida Gwaii archipelago seems pristine. But colonization and cultural genocide often haunts such places — and conservation ignores those histories at its peril, argues Phil Levin.

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Nature & Prosperity: The Evidence We Still Need & The Right Questions to Ask

Conservation has very little evidence about whether its interventions are relevant to people, says Paul Ferraro. But we could gather that evidence — if we can learn the lessons of other scientific fields.

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