Written by Mark Tercek & Peter Kareiva | May 5, 2014
What does it mean for The Nature Conservancy to be “science-based” today? To always be casting a wider net for better solutions supported by evidence, write Mark Tercek and Peter Kareiva.
Written by Lynn Scarlett | May 5, 2014
The potential risk-reducing benefits of nature’s assets are not hypothetical. Salt marsh vegetation, oyster reefs and corals have a significant positive effect on wave attenuation and shoreline stabilization. Yet there is no one-size-fits-all approach to harnessing nature’s value.
Written by Ethan Kearns | May 1, 2014
Ethan Kearns traded his car and his bus seat for a pair running shoes. And transformed one of the worst parts of his day — the morning commute — into one of his best.
Written by Mark Tercek | April 30, 2014
How to close the $250 billion gap in conservation funding? That’s the idea behind NatureVest, a new initiative designed to unlock a whole new source of capital for nature.
Written by Bill Toomey | April 28, 2014
One billion trees. No doubt about it: that’s a lot of trees to plant. But the Earth’s forests are being cut and cleared at a rapid rate. Bill Toomey explains a major campaign to help restore those forests — and how you can help.
Written by Susan Sabatino | April 25, 2014
No hike? No problem. Blogger Susan Sabatino’s disability doesn’t stop her nature addiction. From mules to meadows, she finds creative ways to get her fix.
Written by Giulio Boccaletti | April 25, 2014
A model for cooperation in the Colorado River Basin has the potential to transform the nature of the water problem in the Western U.S. — while also transforming nature itself.
Written by Daniel White | April 23, 2014
Saturday night’s alright for hiking? Blogger Daniel White takes to the Alleghenies for a moonlit ramble and encounters a… grizzly? Or maybe he’s been reading Hunter S. Thompson a bit too much lately.
Written by Nature Conservancy Magazine | April 21, 2014
The Escalante is stunning from any view. But to really capture this landscape for Nature Conservancy Magazine, photographer Chris Crisman took to the air. A photo essay.
Written by Xiaohua Sun | April 17, 2014
In January, the Chinese government conducted its first large-scale crush of illegal ivory. Xiaohua Sun was there. Here, she answers questions about the legitimacy of ivory products in China, the largest ivory market in the world.