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Our signature scientific work embodies this leadership, going beyond the traditional scope of conservation—the protection of land, water and biodiversity—to tackle the planet's toughest environmental challenges. From coral reef resilience to fire ecology, from energy siting to how nature can improve livelihoods, our science work constantly pushes the practice of conservation forward.

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