Written by Craig Leisher | January 22nd, 2013
According to a new study, the world has hit peak farmland — which means we can stop converting nature to agricultural use. Is the report too good to be true? Our scientist delves into the details.
Written by Mark Tercek | January 7th, 2013
Until a few days ago, the name Mark Lynas was little known outside the environmental community, but that may be about to change.
Written by Mark Tercek | November 21st, 2012
Ken Burns called the Dust Bowl “one of the great cautionary tales of all time.” We learned, then, about the need to care for nature. Are we so absorbed today by political division that we cannot or will not heed nature’s latest warnings?
Written by Matt Miller | September 28th, 2012
When it comes to bats and people, our relationship has been…complicated. People have shot them, destroyed them, reviled them. But now, citizen conservationists, coupled with the best science, may be the best hope for bat populations to emerge from the threats of white-nose syndrome.
Written by Brad Parker | September 21st, 2012
Written by Bob Bendick | September 20th, 2012
While conservation in America has changed over the years, one this is clear: the conservation of our natural resources is a foundation for the American way of life.
Written by Mark Tercek | September 20th, 2012
Reauthorization of the Farm Bill is critical to the health and well-being of our country’s lands and waters, farm families and our national economy.
Written by Eddie Game | August 23rd, 2012
The answer might surprise you–and it all comes down to a little concept known as a counterfactual. Intrigued? Read on.
Written by Bob Bendick | June 22nd, 2012
The U.S. Senate passed a Farm Bill with strong bi-partisan support. The Nature Conservancy takes a look at several particularly good features of this important conservation milestone.