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H2.O: Announcing a New Platform for Water Activists

Written by | March 26, 2014

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The critical water challenges we face require everyone to be involved. Introducing H2.O, a new digital platform to engage new audiences for the Conservancy’s freshwater work and to create an online community of water activists.

Creating a Bird-Friendly Backyard

Written by | March 25, 2014

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Spring migration is in the air. What can you do to make your own backyard accommodating for these frequent flyers? The Conservancy’s Dave Mehlman offers some easy tips to make your own backyard attractive to spring migrants.

Getting Dams Right

Written by | March 21, 2014

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How to build a better dam? It’s all about looking at the bigger picture and finding common ground, write Mark Tercek and Giulio Boccaletti.

Cities Take Action on Climate and Nature

Written by | March 13, 2014

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What are the challenges and solutions being used in cities to address water risks? A recent event bringing 300 leaders from more than 60 global cities offers a revealing snapshot, Conservancy blogger Adam Freed reports.

From Ethiopia to Georgia: Reclaiming Nature’s Lullaby

Written by | March 4, 2014

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When I signed up to work on the Conservancy’s LEAF program, I knew it would change the lives of our interns. What I had not banked on was how it would change mine.

Building a Broader Conservation Movement

Written by | February 28, 2014

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As Black History Month draws to a close, Mark Tercek and Hazel Wong reflect on how to build a broader and more diverse conservation movement.

Q&A with Elizabeth Kolbert: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | February 25, 2014

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What’s Elizabeth Kolbert’s favorite endangered species? Read her interview with Mark Tercek about her book The Sixth Extinction.

In an Increasingly Unpredictable World, We Must Secure Nature to Secure our Water

Written by | February 21, 2014

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As a balmy Sochi Olympics wraps up, other parts of the world grapple with droughts and the “polar vortex.” What does this mean for our water supplies? In this reality, writes Dr. Giulio Boccaletti, the role of nature in securing a sustainable water future becomes critically important.

End of the Hemlocks, a Lament

Written by | February 20, 2014

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Invasive species threats sometimes seem abstract. But not when beautiful trees start to disappear, writes blogger Randy Edwards. Can we save the eastern hemlock forest before it’s too late?

Greenways: The New Front Porch

Written by | February 18, 2014

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The benefits of urban conservation projects are well known: clean water, wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation. But blogger Paul Kingsbury found something unexpected while walking Nashville’s Greenways: community.

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