Joe Fargione

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Climate Change and Conflict: Is There Any Correlation?

September 11th, 2012

Will climate change lead to a future with more war? Some say yes, but past evidence suggests otherwise, says Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione. More

There’s Room for Both Wind and Wildlife

July 26th, 2012

Building all the wind energy the United States will need without significantly impacting wildlife? Yes we can, says a new study from the Conservancy and WWF--find out more. More

Conservation Is Patriotic

July 5th, 2012

Is protection of the environment a partisan issue? Not at all. Our lead scientist for conservation in North America explains why. More

How to Kill Off the Gulf’s Dead-Zone Zombie

August 10th, 2011

Like sequels to a bad zombie movie, the Gulf of Mexico dead zone keeps coming back every summer -- aaaggh! Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione explains what it is and how it can be stopped. More

Nature Brains: Why Wasting Food Wastes Nature

May 19th, 2011

About 1/3 of all food produced for human consumption is wasted -- for shame! Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione says that's bad news for nature...but there could be a silver lining. More

Agriculture: The Other Global Change Agent

January 26th, 2010

How will we feed the world in 2050 -- and what will it mean for nature? Getting the right answers is as important as dealing with climate change, writes Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione. More

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