Conservation International, (CI) was founded in 1987 as a private non-profit organization for the purpose of protecting Earth's biodiversity, “Hot Spots”, forests, wilderness areas, marine ecosystems and animal ecosystems. Today, CI employs hundreds of researchers, conservationist and technicians around the globe to achieve the goals of CI. CI has created strategic partnerships with the private sector to promote conservations, like Wal-Mart and Starbucks.

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30,000 hectares of Amazonia to be restored

In the next six years, a major initiative will restore 30,000 hectares and approximately 73 million trees in the Brazilian Amazon River basin. The project is a result of a partnership between the Brazilian Ministry of the ...

Small-scale reef fisheries provide big benefits to people

A study published today showed that a single artisanal coral reef fishery can produce over 30,000 meals per year, with an annual economic value of more than $78,000. The study, published in PLOS ONE, was conducted in the ...

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